Photo courtesy of Paige Biviano, Morrisville State journalism student
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women's lacrosse 2016 season came to a close Saturday afternoon as they fell 10-8 to SUNY Poly in the semifinals of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship held at Cazenovia College.
The Mustangs conclude their season with a 9-9 overall record.
A trio of Morrisville State players scored twice on the day, including freshman Jenna Harris (Owego, N.Y.) who also added an assist. Angela Marriott (Peekskill, N.Y.) and Courtney Cavellier (Rodman, N.Y.) also added two apiece, while teammates Brianna DelColle (Huntington, N.Y.) and Celia Abbott (Shortsville, N.Y.) rounded out Mustang scoring with one each.
Cailin Dunphy (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) turned away seven in the Morrisville efforts between the pipes, three in the second half.
Morrisville State led 5-3 at the half and increased the lead to three minutes into the second on a free position tally by DelColle before SUNY Poly responded with a seven goal run to take the 10-6 lead with five minutes remaining.
The Mustangs collected two scores late, but it wasn't enough as SUNY Poly collected the win to advance.
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.