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Morrisville State women fall short at Potsdam

Caffarelli breaks single season points record
POTSDAM, N.Y. – SUNY Potsdam women’s lacrosse netted an 11-6 conference victory over visiting Morrisville State College Tuesday afternoon in Potsdam, dropping the Mustangs to 4-8 on the season, 1-6 in SUNYAC action.

Morrisville State’s Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ) scored four times to lead the Mustangs with Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) adding the additional two goals.

Caffarelli became the Mustangs all-time record holder for the most points recorded in a single season with 59 (54 goals, five assists), surpassing the 56 point mark set by Rachel Litts in 2004.

Potsdam led 5-2 at the half before going on a five goal run in the second to claim the win.

Jennifer May (Rochester, NY) recorded the loss in net for Morrisville State, saving six.

The Mustangs return to the field Friday, hosting SUNY Maritime at 4 p.m. at Lemery Field on the Morrisville State campus.

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.