10 Cara Stafford
10 - Cara Stafford
Height: 5-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Katonah, N.Y.
High School: John Jay
Position: F
g 11
a 6
p 28
sh % .220
gw 1
ds 0

2017: Started all 18 games on the season … ranked third in career points (102) and second in career goals (45) in program history … second on the 2017 team with 28 points and six assists, as well as being tied for second with 11 goals … earned one assist in a 7-0 victory over Manhattanville (9/1) … scored the lone goal in a 3-1 loss at Vassar (9/2) … notched a goal at William Smith in a 4-3 win (9/6) … assisted the lone goal in a 301 loss at St. John Fisher (9/13) … compiled one goal and one assist in a 5-0 victory against Cortland (9/15) … added one goal in a 3-2 loss at Oneonta (9/22) … contributed two goals and one assist against Keuka for a 6-1 victory (9/27) … gained one assist in a 4-2 win against Elmira (9/30) … posted one goal and one assist in a 6-0 victory at Brockport (10/11) … added one goal against Oswego for a 7-0 win (10/14) … scored three goals in a 4-2 win against Utica (10/18).

2016: Started all 21 games for the Knights … currently holds fifth place for career points with 74 points and tied for third highest career goals with 34 goals … recorded one goal and one assist against Oneonta for a 4-1 win (9/23) … assisted on the lone goal in a 5-1 setback against New Paltz (9/24) … scored one goal for a 4-1 victory over Elmira (10/1) … notched one goal at three different shut outs against Nazareth (7-0, 10/5), Morrisville (4-0, 10/7) and Oswego (5-0, 10/15) … tallied three goals in a 4-1 triumph over Houghton (10/18) … scored the lone goal in a 1-0 shut out against Utica (10/20) … notch one goal against Keuka for a 4-0 victory (10/26) … named Second Team All-SUNYAC.

2015: Started 17 of the 19 games she appeared in during the 2015 campaign ... scored the team's lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Rensselaer (9/6) ... had both goals in a 2-1 win over Utica (9/16) ... registered one goal in a 8-0 defeat over Morrisville (9/19) ... scored one goal against Oneonta in a 5-0 win (10/2) ... recorded a hat-trick in a 3-2 win over Nazareth (10/7) ... tallied three goals and one assist in a 7-1 victory over Keuka (10/10) ... scored one goal in an 8-1 victory versus Brockport (10/14) ... had one goal in a 3-1 win over Houghton (10/21).

2014: Started in 20 of 21 games as a first-year ... scored two goals in a 3-1 victory over Union (8/30) ... notched one goal in a 2-1 loss against Hamilton (9/3) ... recorded two goals in a 7-2 win against Morrisville (9/20) ... had one goal and one assist in a 4-0 victory over Brockport ( 10/15) ... scored one goal in a 5-1 win against Houghton (10/21) ... notched both goals in a 2-1 victory over Oswego (10/25) ... had one goal and one assist in a 2-1 win against St. John Fisher (10/29) ... scored one goal to upset top seed Cortland in the SUNYAC Semifinals, 2-1 (11/5).

Prior to Geneseo: Named all-league, all-section, all-elite and all-state as a senior at John Jay High School Cross River ... named all-league honorable mention as a junior ... a National Futures Junior Olympic Tournament Bronze Medalist ... played under head coach Heather Ausiello ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Cara Ann Stafford was born in Westchester County, N.Y. ... raised in Katonah, N.Y. ... parents are JoAnn and Rick Stafford ... has four older brothers, JJ, Danny, Joey and Nicky ... brother, Nicky, graduated from Geneseo in 2016 … studying psychology with a biology minor ... enjoys swimming and biking ... favorite professional sports team is the New York Yankees and favorite professional athlete is Brett Gardner ... favorite athletic-related moment was winning the 2016 SUNYAC Championship ... started playing field hockey in seventh grade because it looked fun ... best advice received during her playing career was to "relax, communicate, trust your teammates and keep the field open because field hockey is a team sport and that's the only way to be successful" ... lists her parents as having the most influence on her playing career.

Recent Games
Oct 14 Oswego W, 7-0
Oct 18 Utica W, 4-2
Oct 21 at Nazareth W, 4-1
Oct 25 at Houghton L, 1-0
Oct 28 Rochester (N.Y.) L, 2-1
Nov 1 at Cortland L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 6
Games started 18 6
Goals 11 4
Assists 6 2
Points 28 10
Shots 50 20
Shot Pct .220 .200
Game-winning goals 1 0
Defensive saves 0 0
Penalty strokes 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 1 vs. Manhattanville W, 7-0 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 2 at Vassar L, 3-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0 0 0-0
Sep 6 at William Smith W, 4-3 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0 0 0-0
Sep 9 Skidmore L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 13 at St. John Fisher L, 3-1 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 15 Cortland W, 5-0 1 1 1 3 2 .500 0 0 0-0
Sep 22 at Oneonta L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 6 .167 0 0 0-0
Sep 23 at New Paltz L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 27 Keuka W, 6-1 1 2 1 5 5 .400 0 0 0-0
Sep 30 Elmira W, 4-2 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 6 Morrisville W, 7-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 11 at Brockport W, 6-0 1 1 1 3 5 .200 0 0 0-0
Oct 14 Oswego W, 7-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0 0 0-0
Oct 18 Utica W, 4-2 1 3 0 6 5 .600 1 0 0-0
Oct 21 at Nazareth W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 25 at Houghton L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 28 Rochester (N.Y.) L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Nov 1 at Cortland L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2014-15 21 20 .52 .14 1.19 2.62 .200 1.81 .691
2015-16 19 17 .68 .05 1.42 2.89 .236 2.21 .764
2016-17 21 21 .48 .10 1.05 2.62 .182 1.62 .618
2017-18 18 18 .61 .33 1.56 2.78 .220 2.00 .720
Total 79 76 .57 .15 1.29 2.72 .209 1.90 .698
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
2014-15 21 20 11 3 25 55 .200 38 .691 1 0 0-0
2015-16 19 17 13 1 27 55 .236 42 .764 4 0 0-0
2016-17 21 21 10 2 22 55 .182 34 .618 4 0 0-0
2017-18 18 18 11 6 28 50 .220 36 .720 1 0 0-0
Total 79 76 45 12 102 215 .209 150 .698 10 0 0-0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 18 18 .61 .33 1.56 2.78 .220 2.00 .720
Conference 6 6 .67 .33 1.67 3.33 .200 2.50 .750
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 .88 .38 2.13 2.63 .333 2.00 .762
Away 9 9 .44 .22 1.11 3.00 .148 2.00 .667
Neutral 1 1 .00 1.00 1.00 2.00 .000 2.00 1.000
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Wins 10 10 .90 .50 2.30 3.20 .281 2.30 .719
Losses 8 8 .25 .13 .63 2.25 .111 1.63 .722
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September 10 10 .60 .50 1.70 2.50 .240 1.70 .680
October 7 7 .71 .14 1.57 3.43 .208 2.57 .750
November 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 1.00 1.000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 18 18 11 6 28 50 .220 36 .720 1 0 0-0
Conference 6 6 4 2 10 20 .200 15 .750 0 0 0-0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0
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Home 8 8 7 3 17 21 .333 16 .762 1 0 0-0
Away 9 9 4 2 10 27 .148 18 .667 0 0 0-0
Neutral 1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 2 1.000 0 0 0-0
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Wins 10 10 9 5 23 32 .281 23 .719 1 0 0-0
Losses 8 8 2 1 5 18 .111 13 .722 0 0 0-0
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September 10 10 6 5 17 25 .240 17 .680 0 0 0-0
October 7 7 5 1 11 24 .208 18 .750 1 0 0-0
November 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0