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Men's Soccer Blanks Framingham State, 2-0

Men's Soccer Blanks Framingham State, 2-0

Springfield, Mass. - September 28, 2021 - The Springfield College men's soccer program earned a non-conference 2-0 shutout victory over Framingham State on Tuesday night at Brock-Affleck Field.

Springfield is elevated to 5-3 on the season, while Framingham State drops 2-8. The victory marks the fourth shutout win for the Pride on the season.

Jack Rosenberg (Simsbury, Conn.) scored for the Pride in the victory, while Finn Welch (Williamstown, Mass.) paced Springfield's offense with a pair of assists. The Pride outshot the Rams, 12-5.

Springfield gained an early 1-0 advantage as Welch found Rosenberg inside the box for a strike at the 7:09 mark.  Just minutes later, Welch helped the Pride build on their lead with another helper to Maitoe Suppasuesanguan (Bangpongpang, Yannawa, Bangkok) for the 2-0 lead in the 11th-minute. 

Framingham State looked to edge into the Pride's lead, at 49:48, as the Rams' set up a corner kick that found Nicolas Santos for the header try, however, Clayton Knibbs (Madison, Conn.) was able to pull in the shot to keep Springfield ahead 2-0. In the 69th minute, Rosenberg was awarded a penalty kick and looked to advance the Springfield lead, but rung one off the post to keep it a 2-0 contest. 

Springfield returns to New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action as the Pride travel to WPI for a 12 pm match.

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