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Potsdam women net 19-7 win over Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, NY – Visiting SUNY Potsdam women’s lacrosse took an 11 goal lead after the first half en route to the 19-7 victory over Morrisville State College Tuesday night in Morrisville.

Morrisville State drops to 3-5 overall, while Potsdam picks up the non-conference win to improve to 3-4.

Potsdam netted the first 11 goals of the contest before Morrisville State’s Carmen Velazquez (Syracuse, NY) put one up on the scoreboard for the Mustangs with 6:39 remaining in the half.

The Bears opened the second half with three straight scores for the 15-1 lead, before Morrisville State outscored Potsdam 6-4 in the final 15 minutes of the game.

Velazquez led Morrisville with four goals and an assist, while Amanda Walter (McClure, PA), Jamie Anderson (Harpursville, NY) and Elizabeth Peck (Antwerp, NY) each tallied a score.

Allison Strub (Clifton Springs, NY) recorded the loss in net for Morrisville, saving six.

Carly Richards led Potsdam with nine points, netting five goals and assisting four, while teammate Molly Lehman-Lewis added four goals and three assists.

Kaci Milligan recorded the win in net, stopping five in 33:21 of play. Sarah Sweeney added two saves in 26:39 of play, allowing five goals.

Morrisville returns to the field Saturday, hosting Oswego at 1 p.m. on Drake Field.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 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.