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Geneseo rolls to win over Morrisville State women

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The visiting SUNY Geneseo Blue Knights women’s lacrosse team rolled to a SUNYAC win Saturday afternoon, defeating Morrisville State 21-1 in Morrisville.

Geneseo took a commanding 14-0 lead at the half, fueled by six goals from sophomore Tara Murphy. Laura Kitts added two scores and two assists in the second half, extending the Knight lead.

Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ) scored the lone goal for the Mustangs off a free position shot late in the second half. Goalkeeper Stephanie Smith (Cedarville, NY) saved 12 in the loss for Morrisville as they fall to 3-4 overall and remain winless in conference action.

Annie Smith picked up the win in net for the Knights, saving four in the first half. Hannah McKee saved four in the second half, securing the win for Geneseo who improves to 7-2 overall and 2-1 in SUNYAC play.

Morrisville State returns to the field on Sunday at Medaille College. Game time is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Nichols High School.

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.