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Morrisville State women's laxers roll to 20-6 win over Wilson

CHAMBERSBURG, PA – Sophomore Hillary Hartnett (Fairport, NY) and senior Carmen Velazquez (Syracuse, NY) combined for 10 goals and three assists to lead the Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse team to a 20-6 North Atlantic Conference, West Division victory over Wilson College Sunday afternoon in Chambersburg, PA.

The Mustangs improve to 4-6 overall and 4-1 in conference action, while Wilson drops to 0-7 overall, 0-5 in NAC-West play.

Morrisville State opened the contest with six straight scores and didn’t look back, racing out to a 10-2 lead at the half.

Wilson netted three straight to cut the lead to five after the break, but Morrisville State responded out scoring the Phoenix 10-1 in the final 21 minutes of the contest for the 20-6 victory.

Jamie DeVanie led Wilson with three goals while Aisling Gallagher, Emily Cecere, and Jessica Menard each tallied one goal.

Charis Brenneman recorded the loss in net for Wilson, saving 11.

Five additional Morrisville State players tallied points for the Mustangs on the afternoon, including Jamie Anderson (Harpursville, NY) with four goals and two assists. Alison Falkenburgh (Bayport, NY) added three goals and an assist, while Amanda Walter (McClure, PA) and Jennifer May (Rochester, NY) each added a goal and assist a piece. Elizabeth Peck (Antwerp, NY) rounded out Morrisville scoring with a goal.

Allison Strub (Clifton Springs, NY) recorded the win in net, making four stops, as Morrisville State held the 40-14 advantage in shots.

Morrisville State returns to the field Tuesday, traveling to Clarkson University for a 4 p.m. start.

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.