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Morrisville State women get first win; hand Wells a 14-1 loss

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.­ – The Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse team rolled to their first win of the season, handing Wells College a 14-1 loss Wednesday afternoon in Morrisville.

Carmen Velazquez (Syracuse, NY) netted the first Mustang score just one minute into the contest and was followed just seconds later with a goal from Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ). Morrisville State tallied five additional scores in the first half, two from Kayla Miller (Johnstown, NY), one from Jamie Collins (Baldwinsville, NY) and a second from Caffarelli and Velazquez, taking a 7-0 lead at the half.

In the second half, Morrisville State struck early, as LaChic Foster (Brockton, MA) netted a score at the 28:01 mark. Miller added two, for her four total in the contest, within five minutes before Caffarelli added her second of the contest at 16:04.

Collins, Michelle Heath (Whitney Point, NY) and Samantha Petro (North Babylon, NY) each added a score to round out the Mustang scoring.

Wells College’s Kyra Schugt tallied the lone score of the contest for the Express with 18 seconds remaining in the game. Allie Inga saved nine in net for the Express in the loss.

Stephanie Smith (Ilion, NY) recorded the win in net for Morrisville State, saving five, boosting the Mustangs record to 1-6 overall.

Morrisville State will be on the road Friday at College of Mount Saint Vincent. Game time is scheduled for 7:30 pm at Wien Stadium at Columbia University.

Morrisville State College offers more than 70 bachelor and associate degrees. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine. The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus also offers programs in business, technologies, liberal arts/education transfer, and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers.