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Lady Saxons defeat Morrisville, 3-2, in season finale

ALFRED, NY—The Alfred University women's soccer team defeated visiting Morrisville 3-2, Saturday evening at Merrill Field.

Senior forward Abbey Schaffnitt (Bemus Point, NY/Maple Grove) scored the game-winner with under two minutes left in regulation to give the Alfred University women’s soccer team the victory on senior night.

Junior forward AnneMaire Ventura (Olean, NY/Olean) got the Saxons on the board just over twelve minutes into the game off an assist from Liz Graham (Wellsville, NY/Wellsville). Beth Fisher scored for Morrisville to tie the game 1-1, at the 21:36 mark. AU would respond nine minutes later when Schaffnitt scored off an assist from Liz Graham.

Kara Collins kicked off the second half scoring for Morrisville at the 63:57 mark to tie the game 2-2. The score would remain 2-2, until Schaffnitt netted the unassisted game-winner.

Alfred dominated the contest outshooting the Mustangs 33-6, and held a 18-4 advantage in shots on goal. Senior goalie Shanna Ewoldt (Tuscon, AZ/Waubansie) made two saves in goal for AU. Cheyanna Waters made 15 saves in goal for Morrisville (1-14)

Alfred finished the 2010 season with a 4-8-3 record and went 0-6-2 in the Empire 8 play.