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Morrisville State women end season with win over Cazenovia

CAZENOVIA, N.Y.¬ – The Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse team concluded the 2008 season with a 10-9 victory over Cazenovia College Thursday afternoon in Cazenovia.

Morrisville State’s Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ) led the Mustangs with four goals and an assist. Carmen Velazquez (Syracuse, NY) added two goals to the Morrisville State tallies.

Nicole Kimmel led Cazenovia with two goals and three assists.

Morrisville State’s Melanie Thornton (Chittenango, NY) recorded the win in net, saving 15, including a shot from Cazenovia’s attack with seconds remaining the in the contest.

Morrisville State finishes with an overall record of 4-10, 0-8 in SUNYAC play.

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.