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.
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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