Men’s Soccer Blanks Emerson; 2-0

Mitchell Thackaberry
Mitchell Thackaberry

Framingham, Mass.-  The Framingham State men's soccer team defeated Emerson College by a score of 2-0 in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at Maple Street Field. 

THE BASICS
Score:
 Framingham State 2, Emerson College 0

Records: Framingham State (9-5-2), Emerson College (3-10-1) 

Location: Maple Street Field - Framingham, Mass.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The two teams played to a scoreless first half thanks to a great leaping save by Rams keeper John Davidge (Blackstone, Mass.) to keep the Lions off the board.
  • Emerson keeper David Kemp (London, England) answered early in the second making a diving save off a one-time shot from Isaac De Souza (Sao Paulo, Brazil) to keep the game scoreless. 
  • The Rams broke the scoreless tie in the 53rdminute when Ken Stahovish (Springfield, Mass.) headed a long pass from Mitchell Thackaberry (Douglas, Mass.) over a leaping Kemp into the back of the net. 
  • The Rams added to their lead with just over ten minutes to play when De Souza bent a strike past a crashing keeper off a pass from Austin Botelho (Taunton, Mass.).

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Kemp made three stops in net for the Lions
  • Davidge made six saves in the shutout for the Rams.  
  • The Lions outshot the Rams 17-to-13 and were awarded 5 corner kicks to the Rams 1.  

UP NEXT:

  • Emerson returns to action on Saturday, October 20thwhen they host Wheaton in a NEWMAC clash at 1:00pm. 
  • The Rams travel to Worcester State on the same day for a MASCAC matchup slated for noon. 

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