Strong Spring Season for FSU Athletics

Strong Spring Season for FSU Athletics

May 13, 2019

Framingham State University’s athletic programs enjoyed another strong spring season, highlighted by the third consecutive Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Championship for the softball team.

The softball team knocked off top seeded Bridgewater State University twice to claim the title and earn its third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament, where they suffered narrow defeats to Williams College and Cortland State. The team finished with a 24-21 record, and went 12-2 in conference play. During the season, Coach Larry Miller posted his 100th career win, while senior pitcher Kelsi Gunarathne became the program’s career strikeout leader.

Also this spring, the women’s lacrosse team captured its first-ever MASCAC regular-season title, finishing with a 15-4 record. The team came up just short in the conference tournament finals, following 13-12 to Westfield State.

The baseball team finished with a strong 22-19 record that featured left-hander Kyle Hodgson’s 200-plus strikeout season. The team lost a tight 4-3 game to Fitchburg State University in the semifinals of the MASCAC Tournament.

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University was founded in 1839 as the nation’s first public university for the education of teachers. Since that time, it has evolved into a vibrant, comprehensive liberal arts institution offering small, personalized classes on a beautiful New England campus. Today, the University enrolls more than 6,000 students with 58 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and professional fields. As a State College and University (SCU), Framingham State prides itself on quality academic programs, affordability, and commitment to access for all qualified students.