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Morrisville State field hockey rolls to 10-0 victory over Becker

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Host Morrisville State College field hockey cruised to a non-conference win Sunday afternoon, topping visiting Becker College 10-0 on Drake Field in Morrisville.

The Mustangs improve to 2-7 overall, while Becker drops to 0-8.

Six different Morrisville State players registered goals on the day, including Taylor
Fields (Schuylerville, N.Y.), Sarah Angerer (Cooperstown, N.Y.), Paige Jerrett (Parrish, N.Y.), and Rebecca Quackenbush (Barker, N.Y.) who each tallied two apiece. Jamie Anderson (Harpursville, N.Y.) and Ilze Stots (Clinton Corners, N.Y.) added a goal and assist each, while Rebecca Meyer (Morrisville, N.Y.) and Kissandra Blaiser (Canastota, N.Y.) rounded out Morrisville State scoring with two assists each.

Ellen DePasquale (Vernon, N.Y.) collected the shut out win in net, posting four saves
in the first half before being relieved by Nicole Gregg (Lisle, N.Y.) in the second half. Gregg turned away one.

Samantha Dilkes (Northport, N.Y.) made 14 stops in net in the loss for the Hawks.

Morrisville State dominated play throughout the contest, holding a 49-11 advantage in shots and 14-5 advantage in penalty corners.

The Mustangs were aggressive on offense immediately, posting their first score of
the afternoon just 2:20 in on a tip on the left post by Angerer. Within minutes, Quackenbush posted back to back tallies to give Morrisville State a 3-0 cushion.

In the 20th minute, Fields extended the Mustang lead to four with a sweeping score, before Jerrett and Stots each posted one for a 6-0 Morrisville State lead at the break.

In the second half, Fields surprised the Hawk defense with a quick tally seconds
into the period, and Morrisville State found the back of the cage two additional times before Anderson wrapped up all scoring with a penalty stroke at the 53:39 mark.

Morrisville State returns to the field Wednesday, hosting Geneseo at 4 p.m. on Drake Field.

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