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Morrisville State women’s lacrosse defeats Alfred University, 15-14

Release by Courtney Cook, Sports Information Student Assistant MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse team earned their first win of the season Saturday afternoon by defeating Alfred University 15-14. The Mustangs and Saxons are now both 1-2 on the season. Leading the Mustangs with four goals was Shelby Wood (Duanesburg, NY) while Hillary Hartnett (Fairport, NY) and Jamie Anderson (Harpursville, NY) each had three goals. Wood also led the team with five ground balls while Alison Falkenburgh (Bayport, NY) and Cassie Edmondson (Oshawa, ONT) each grabbed three. Danielle Puzio (Holbrook, NY) had 14 saves between the pipes. Ashley White led the Saxons with four goals while Kaitlyn Button had three. Ali Garcia and Emily Crosby each added two. Garcia led the team with five groundballs, while Button, Molly Sullivan and Tracie McGinnity each picked up four. Taylor Tarajos had nine saves in net. Jessica Young (Clifton Park, NY) scored the game winning goal with nine seconds remaining in the game on a free position shot. Alfred edged Morrisville in shots during the game 30-29. They also controlled ground balls throughout the game. The Mustangs are back in action on March 24 against Oswego State at 12 p.m. on Drake Field. Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit to experience, Morrisville in motion.