MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women's lacrosse wrapped up the regular season schedule Saturday, posting a 14-7 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory over visiting Medaille College on Drake Field in Morrisville.
The win lifts the Mustangs to 8-1 within conference play, 9-8 overall, as they await tournament seeding following the conclusion of all NEAC action this weekend. Medaille drops to 9-6, 5-4 in the NEAC.
Cailin Dunphy (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) registered five saves in the win between the pipes.
Morrisville State posted a 2-0 lead before Medaille was able to get on the board at 22:33. Morrisville State then rallied for six straight scores to open the lead to 8-1, adding another before the end of the half to claim the 9-3 advantage over the Mavericks.
The Mustangs picked up where they left off in the first, adding two quick tallies en route to the five goal half and conference win.
Morrisville State held the 48-20 advantage in shots on the day, and edged Medaille in the ground ball game, 36-22. Both teams were nearly even in draws on the afternoon, with Morrisville State holding the edge in draws 12-11.
Morrisville State College's 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 and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.