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Caffarelli breaks scoring record, Morrisville State women fall short to Ohio Wesleyan

ONEONTA, N.Y. – Morrisville State College junior midfielder, Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ) netted a career best 10 goals and two assists to lead the Mustangs women’s lacrosse team in the 25-20 loss Sunday afternoon to visiting Ohio Wesleyan University at Hartwick College in Oneonta.

Caffarelli set the record for the most goals scored and most points recorded in a single game, a record set in 2003.

In the high scoring battle, Morrisville State trailed by eight at the half, before netting a season high 13 goals in the second.

Caffarelli led all scorers with 12 points as Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) tallied five goals and an assist for Morrisville State. Elizabeth Peck (Antwerp, NY) added two goals while Elizabeth Fish (West Winfield, NY), Paulette Estabrooks (Harpursville, NY) and Amanda Walter (McClure, PA) each added one. Meghan Dean (Camden, NY) dished out two assists in the loss.

Morrisville State’s Jennifer May (Penfield, NY) recorded the loss, saving 15 in net for the Mustangs.

Ohio Wesleyan was led by Tara Porter with seven goals while teammates Abbey Miller and Hannah Mudge each added six.

Liz Searfos recorded the win in net, saving one in 14:24 of play. Lauren Figy saved six in the next 28:42 and Maddie Mauk and Nat D’Antonio each added two saves in the remainder of the game.

Morrisville State (3-2, 1-0 SUNYAC) returns to the field Tuesday at Fredonia State for a 4 p.m. scheduled start.

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. 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. 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 offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.