Score: Emerson 1, Framingham State 1 (2OT)
Records: Emerson Lions (4-8-2, 0-5 NEWMAC) ; Framingham State Rams (7-8-1, 3-2 MASCAC)
Location: Boston, Mass. (Rotch Field)
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The Lead: Sophomore Gavin Faucette (Oakland, Calif.) gave the Emerson men's soccer team life within the 78th minute of the second half as he booted in the 1-all equalizer on a penalty kick opportunity as the Lions and the visiting Framingham State Rams came to a 1-all double-overtime draw in non-conference men's soccer action on Tuesday night.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Emerson sent up 20 shots to Framingham State's 17 and also held the 4-1 advantage in corner kicks.
- Between the two teams, there were 22 fouls called, 11 going Emerson's way and 10 committed by Framingham State.
- Faucette's team-leading seventh goal of the season counted as the lone Lions goal and also led the Purple with seven shots, including four on goal.
- Freshman keeper David Kemp (London, England) manned the net through all 110 minutes and allowed one goal and turned away five shots.
- Ken Stahovish notched Framingham State's only goal in the first half and Dan Hennessey was credited with the assist.
- In net for the Rams was Josh Arno, who came away with eight saves and allowed one goal within the full 110 minutes.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- At the 16th minute mark of the first frame, Framingham State gained a 1-0 lead over Emerson.
- Fending off a defender going up the right wing, Hennessey brought the ball to within the right post and crossed the pass off to Stahovish, who put the first Rams goal into the right corner past the diving reach of Kemp.
- Entering the half, both Emerson and Framingham State both sent seven shots up as the Rams held the 1-0 edge.
- The Lions were able to hold the Rams scoreless within the second half in order to put themselves on the board with the equalizer from Faucette at the 78th-minute mark.
- After a costly Rams foul put Faucette on the line for a Lions' penalty kick, Faucette capitalized and booted the equalizer to the left side of Arno.
- Neither team was able to find the back of the net through the remaining minutes of the half as the game went into overtime.
- Both Emerson and Framingham State came up empty handed within the first overtime despite the Rams dinging a shot off the crossbar within the final seconds to hold the score at 1-1 and send the game into another 10 minutes.
- The second overtime produced no goals from either side as the score held up at a 1-1 final.
- Emerson wraps up the week with a NEWMAC road tilt at Wheaton (Mass.) on Saturday, October 21 that is slated for a 2:00 p.m. start.
- Framingham State returns home on Saturday, October 21 and will host MASCAC foe Worcester State at 7:00 p.m.
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