Salem State Edges Women’s Soccer in MASCAC Quarterfinal

Salem State Edges Women’s Soccer in MASCAC Quarterfinal

Framingham, Mass.— Salem State junior Casey McFall (Wilmington, Mass.) scored a goal in each half to lead #5 seeded Vikings to a 3-0 win over # 4 seed Framingham State in the MASCAC Women's Soccer Quarterfinal on Tuesday evening at Maple Street Field.

  Salem State 3, Framingham State University 0
Records: Salem State (6-10-1), Framingham State (5-12-1) 
Location: Maple Street Field – Framingham, Mass. 


  • The Vikings got on the board in the 18thminute when Emily Boyle (Manchester, NH) sent in a cross the Rams keeper Jen Stevens (Hopkinton, Mass.) attempted to clear but was gathered by McFall and deposited it into the open frame. 
  •  Early in the second frame Salem added an insurance goal when McFall and Boyle teamed up again scoring on a long cross right to left.
  • The Vikings added another tally in the 78thminute when Teagan Gilliss (Danvers, Mass.) gathered a 50/50 ball dribbled around a defender and sent a strike in the upper left corner of the net. 
  • The Rams best chance to score came midway through the first half when Kayleigh Pallotta (Hanover, Mass.) sent in a long strike that went just over the crossbar.  


  • Stevens turned away four shots in net for the Rams
  • Amanda Backe (Danvers, Mass.) saved two attempts for the Vikings. 
  • The Vikings outshot the Rams 14-to-9 and were awarded two corners the Rams one.  

UP NEXT:                                                                        

  • Salem State advances to the MASCAC semifinal round at #1 Worcester State Friday evening.
  • The Rams see their season close at 5-12-1. 


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