Jaramillo registers eight saves in conference setback
Framingham, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University men's soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to the Rams of Framingham State this evening at the Maple Street Field in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action.
Score: Fitchburg State 0, Framingham State 3
Records: Fitchburg State (5-10-1, 2-5 MASCAC) | Framingham State (13-5-2, 5-0-2 MASCAC)
How It Happened
Framingham State took the lead at the 17:03 mark as junior Bryce Nardizzi (Framingham, Mass./Framingham) gathered a feed from classmate Isaac De Souza (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Acton-Boxborough) and found the back of the net for his sixth goal of the season for the 1-0 margin going into the break.
Following the intermission, the Rams double their advantage in the 65th minute of play when freshman Ibrahim Kyeyune (Kampala, Uganda/Waltham) received a pass from Nardizzi, who proceeded to deposit a shot into the lower right corner for his fourth tally on the year.
The hosts tacked on an insurance marker at the 72:46 mark as Nardizzi settled a through ball from De Souza and buried a shot inside the near post for his second goal of the contest, resulting in the 3-0 final.
Inside the Numbers
This evening's contest with mark the 41st meeting between the two squads on the soccer field with the Falcons currently 27-12-2 all-time when taking on the Rams.
Framingham State has won four of the last five matchups with Fitchburg State, including a 3-2 decision last season at Elliot Field.
Framingham State held an 18-6 margin in shots, while Fitchburg State finished with a 7-4 edge in corner kick.
In goal, sophomore Sebastian Jaramillo (Dracut, Mass./Dracut) stopped eight shots for the Falcons in the setback, while counterpart Corey Davidge (Blackstone, Mass./Blackstone-Millville Regional) made two saves in the clean sheet for the Rams.
Falcons secured the sixth seeded in the upcoming 2018 MASCAC Men's Soccer post-season tournament and will travel to third seeded Salem State on Tuesday for a match starting at 7:00 PM. Rams earned the top seed in the 2018 MASCAC Men's Soccer post-season tournament and will host the winner of the Worcester State/Westfield State contest next Friday at 6:00 PM.