10 Cara Stafford
10 Cara Stafford
Height: 5-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Katonah, N.Y.
High School: John Jay
Position: F/M
g 10
a 2
p 22
sh % .182
gw 4
ds 0

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 Cross River, N.Y. ... parents are JoAnn and Rick Stafford ... has four older brothers, JJ, Danny, Joey and Nicky ... studying biology ... 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 bronze medal game at the Junior Olympics ... started playing field hockey in seventh grade ... 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 Coach Sarsen as having the most influence on her playing career because she helped her understand the passing game.

Recent Games
Oct 20 at Utica W, 1-0
Oct 26 at Keuka W, 4-0
Oct 28 at Rochester (N.Y.) L, 3-2
Nov 2 at New Paltz W, 1-0
Nov 5 Oneonta W, 3-2
Nov 9 at Keene St. L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 6
Games started 21 6
Goals 10 3
Assists 2 2
Points 22 8
Shots 55 24
Shot Pct .182 .125
Game-winning goals 4 1
Defensive saves 0 0
Penalty strokes 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 2 at Vassar L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 3 vs. Manhattanville L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 7 William Smith L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 10 at Skidmore L, 6-2 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 13 Hamilton L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 16 at Cortland L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 23 Oneonta W, 4-1 1 1 1 3 4 .250 1 0 0-0
Sep 24 New Paltz L, 5-1 1 0 1 1 5 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 28 St. John Fisher L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 1 at Elmira W, 4-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0 0 0-0
Oct 5 Nazareth W, 7-0 1 1 0 2 5 .200 1 0 0-0
Oct 7 at Morrisville W, 4-0 1 1 0 2 5 .200 0 0 0-0
Oct 12 Brockport W, 6-1 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 15 at Oswego W, 5-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0 0 0-0
Oct 18 at Houghton W, 4-1 1 3 0 6 5 .600 1 0 0-0
Oct 20 at Utica W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 1 0 0-0
Oct 26 at Keuka W, 4-0 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0 0 0-0
Oct 28 at Rochester (N.Y.) L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 2 at New Paltz W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Nov 5 Oneonta W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 9 at Keene St. L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 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 21 21 .48 .10 1.05 2.62 .182 1.62 .618
Conference 6 6 .50 .33 1.33 4.00 .125 2.17 .542
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 .25 .25 .75 2.88 .087 1.63 .565
Away 12 12 .67 .00 1.33 2.42 .276 1.58 .655
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 3.00 .000 2.00 .667
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Wins 11 11 .91 .09 1.91 3.64 .250 2.18 .600
Losses 10 10 .00 .10 .10 1.50 .000 1.00 .667
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September 9 9 .11 .22 .44 2.11 .053 1.22 .579
October 9 9 1.00 .00 2.00 3.78 .265 2.44 .647
November 3 3 .00 .00 .00 .67 .000 .33 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 21 21 10 2 22 55 .182 34 .618 4 0 0-0
Conference 6 6 3 2 8 24 .125 13 .542 1 0 0-0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0
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Home 8 8 2 2 6 23 .087 13 .565 2 0 0-0
Away 12 12 8 0 16 29 .276 19 .655 2 0 0-0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 2 .667 0 0 0-0
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Wins 11 11 10 1 21 40 .250 24 .600 4 0 0-0
Losses 10 10 0 1 1 15 .000 10 .667 0 0 0-0
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September 9 9 1 2 4 19 .053 11 .579 1 0 0-0
October 9 9 9 0 18 34 .265 22 .647 3 0 0-0
November 3 3 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0