April 18, 2009






Providence, RIóFramingham State came back from a 7-5 deficit with 21 minutes left in the second half, scoring seven straight goals, to down Rhode Island College, 12-7, in collegiate womenís lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon.




Freshman midfielder Kerry Kiley (Mansfield, MA) and junior attacker Jessica Wood (Framingham, MA) each scored twice during the second half surge.




RIC (1-12) registered the gameís first three goals as freshman attacker Molly Voyer (Lincoln, RI) scored twice, while sophomore midfielder Suany Almonte (Warwick, RI) also tallied, over the first 5:07.  Wood stemmed the tide at 7:42, and despite a RIC junior midfielder Emily Conte (North Providence, RI) marker at 8:53, the Rams (5-6) found the back of the net four straight times, paced by two Kiley goals, to take a 5-4 lead at halftime.






 Sophomore Midfielder Suany Almonte




The Anchorwomen stormed back out of the break with three straight goals-two from freshman midfielder Jenna Childs (Cranston, RI) and another by senior defender Sherri Heard (Coventry, RI)-to hold a 7-5 advantage at 36:38.




Framingham began the comeback with a junior attacker Ashley Noonan (Mansfield, MA) goal at 39:09. Wood netted the equalizer at 44:06 and Kiley scored what proved to be the game-winner at 45:31.




Kiley finished with a game-high four goals, while Wood was one off the pace. Senior defender Sam Laferriere (Billerica, MA) had six ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers.




Heard led RIC with five ground balls, three draw controls and four caused turnovers.




FSC freshman goalkeeper Allesha Kenyon (Westford, MA) made six saves, while RIC sophomore Hilary Switzer (Woonsocket, RI) made 14 stops.




The Rams outshot RIC, 35-18, and held a slight advantage in ground balls, 25-21. The Anchorwomen led in draw controls, 12-9.




In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will resume Little East Conference action at Southern Maine on Tuesday, Apr. 21.