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Morrisville State women’s lacrosse defeats Wilson College, 22-5

Release written by Courtney Cook, Sports Information Student Assistant

The Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse team posted their sixth straight victory Sunday afternoon, topping Wilson College 22-5.

The Mustangs improved to 8-4 overall and 6-0 in the Northeastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) while Wilson College dropped to 2-7.

Shelby Wood (Duanesburg, N.Y.) led the Mustangs scoring six goals while Jamie Anderson (Harpursville, N.Y.) added five. Lesa Ward (South Glens Falls, N.Y.), Erin Rundle (Marathon, N.Y), Alison Falkenburgh (Bayport, N.Y.) and Jessica Young (Clifton Park, N.Y.) all had two goals apiece. Falkenburgh added four assists while Marissa Buchanan (Waterville, N.Y.) had three saves between the pipes to record the win in net for the Mustangs.

Wilson College was led by Jami DeVanie and Jessica Menard who each had two goals while Megan Longstreet added one. Katie Omori had three saves in goal for Wilson.

The Mustangs dominated the game in shots on goal 33-11 and also in draw controls 20-8.

The Mustangs return to the field Tuesday at 4 p.m. against Medaille College 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.

Beginning with the 2010 season, the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) in the sports of baseball, women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s tennis. The NEAC will compete as associate members of the NAC in women’s lacrosse and men’s tennis, while the NAC will compete as associate members of the NEAC in baseball and women’s tennis. Members from each conference will be divided into an East and West Division for each sport, with each division holding a championship and the two divisional champions then facing off to determine the conference champion. The conference winner for each sport will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championships. For baseball and women’s lacrosse, this partnership will end following the 2012 season.