Morrisville State women sweep weekend with 18-8 win over Penn St. Abington

Morrisville State women sweep weekend with 18-8 win over Penn St. Abington

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women's lacrosse team posted a second consecutive victory Sunday afternoon, topping visiting Penn St. Abington by a 18-8 final in Morrisville.

The win lifts Morrisville State to 7-5 overall, 4-1 in conference play, while Abington drops to 1-11, 1-5 within the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC).

Shelby Wood (Morrisville, N.Y.) led the Morrisville State efforts with five goals, adding two assists while teammate Kayla Dorrance (Cazenovia, N.Y.) added two goals and assisted another four.

Kolleen Brown (Willet, N.Y.) posted a collegiate best three tallies on the day, while five additional teammates posted scores to contribute to the win.

Cailin Dunphy (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) recorded the win between the pipes, making six saves in the first half of action before being relieved by Meagan Mack (Endicott, N.Y.) for the second half, who made five stops.

Avery Winn led Abington with three scores while teammates Chasidy McLaurin and Katelyn Haas each added two in the Nittany Lion efforts.

Sandy Cao played a terrific game in net for Abington, turning away 17, posting the loss.

Morrisville State posted 44 shots to Abington's 25, and edged the visitors 31 to 27 in the ground ball battle, and in draw controls 14-13.

Morrisville State returns to the field Wednesday, hosting Utica College at 4 p.m. on Drake Field.

Morrisville State sets the world in motion for students. Curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President's Higher Community Education Service Honor Roll. The college was recognized, by U.S. News and World Report, in its top tier Best Regional Colleges list and ranked second among regional colleges nationwide for outperforming its anticipated graduation rate. Visit to experience, Morrisville in motion.