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Morrisville State women's laxers fall to Oswego 19-12

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse team fell to visiting Oswego State College by a final 19-12 Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC competition.

Morrisville State pulled to within three with 8:22 remaining before Oswego rallied for four straight scores in a four minute span to expand the lead to seven. Morrisville State’s Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ) brought the Mustangs within six with a score with 2:29 remaining, but Morrisville fell short as time expired and Oswego picked up the 19-12 win.

Caffarelli led Morrisville with a career high seven goals and Kayla Miller (Johnstown, NY) added three goals and an assist in the Mustang efforts. Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY), Cori Serbay (Putnam Valley, NY) each added one while Jamie Collins (Baldwinsville, NY) added an assist.

Rachel Ventresca led Oswego with five goals and an assist. Colleen Ventura added four and an assist while Alisha Sarubbi added three goals and four assists and Sara DeVona three goals.

Morrisville State’s Stephanie Smith (Cedarville, NY) recorded the loss in net, saving 13, as the Mustangs fall to 3-2 overall, 0-2 in SUNYAC play.

Oswego’s Shannon O’Brien picked up the win, saving four as the Lakers improve to 3-3 overall, 1-1 in SUNYAC competition.

Morrisville State returns to the field tomorrow against Mount Saint Vincent at 2:30 p.m. on Lemery Field.

Morrisville State enters its second year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2007. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options with eight new degrees being offered this fall: entrepreneurship and small business management, B.B.A.; nursing, B.S.; science, technology, and society, B.S.; journalism and communication for online media, B.S.; horticulture business management, B.T.; human performance and health promotion, B.S.; criminal justice, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only); and human services, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only).

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.