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Caffarelli leads Morrisville State women to win

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.¬ – Sophomore midfielder, Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ) recorded five scores to lead the Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse team to a 7-6 win over Cazenovia College Tuesday afternoon in Morrisville.

Kayla Miller (Johnstown, NY) put the Mustangs on the scoreboard early, netting the first Morrisville score 1:08 into the contest. Minutes later, Jamie Collins (Baldwinsville, NY) extended the Mustang lead to 2-0 on a free position shot.

Caffarelli gave Morrisville State the 3-0 lead at 16:55, netting a free position score, before Cazenovia made a comeback, netting three straight to even the contest. Rachel Simone (Marcellus, NY) charged the comeback netting a score at 16:08 before Jacelyn Capocefalo (East Syracuse, NY) rattled off two quick goals to even the contest.

Both teams battled a back-and-forth game throughout the contest before Caffarelli put Morrisville State ahead for the final time with 8:58 remaining in the second half.

Simone finished the contest with two goals while Capocefalo tallied three to lead the Wildcats. Lauren Paul (Saugerties, NY) added the final Cazenovia score.

Samantha Maitland (Morrisville, NY) saved eight for the Wildcats in the loss as Cazenovia ends their season with a 3-8 overall record.

Morrisville State’s Stephanie Smith (Cedarville, NY) tallied 11 saves in the win for the Mustangs who improve to 5-9 on the season.

Morrisville State returns to the field tomorrow against Keuka College. Game time is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Lemery Field on the Morrisville campus.

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.