POTSDAM, N.Y. – Freshman goalkeeper Kadi Bice (Lorraine, N.Y.) turned away one of 11 saves in the closing seconds Wednesday afternoon as the visiting Morrisville State Mustangs women's lacrosse team picked up a thrilling 12-11 win over host Potsdam in Potsdam.
- Final Score: Morrisville State 12, Potsdam 11
- Location: Potsdam, N.Y.
- Records: Morrisville 2-4, Potsdam 2-4
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Freshman Kadi Bice (Lorraine, N.Y.) turned away one of her 11 game total saves with 3.8 seconds to go in the contest to secure a non-conference win over host SUNY Potsdam Wednesday afternoon in Potsdam.
- Potsdam was awarded a free position and in an attempt to tie the contest in the closing seconds, Bice stepped forward to make the save and the Mustangs defense came up with the ground ball to seal the win.
- Morrisville State led 5-2 at the half, before the home Bears steam rolled nine scores in the second to make it a one goal game.
- Courtney Cavellier (Rodman, N.Y.) led the Mustangs with five goals, including the game winner on a free position with 3:24 to go in the contest. Cavellier added eight draw control wins to her tallies on the day.
- Senior Celia Abbott (Shortsville, N.Y.) collected a hat trick behind her three goals, while junior attack Chelsea McNeal (Ithaca, N.Y.) contributed a five point effort with two goals and three assists.
- Makenzi Santini (Fairport, N.Y.) and Melissa Lucciola (Monroe, N.Y.) rounded out the Mustang scoring with one goal apiece.
- Morrisville State edged Potsdam in play on the draw, 13-12, and played even in shots at 30.
- Morrisville State returns to the field Saturday, hosting Buffalo State College in a noon match on Drake Field in Morrisville.
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 & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.