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2010 volleyball schedule released

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College Mustangs are geared up for another exciting season of volleyball, beginning preseason practice Tuesday afternoon.

After an exciting season in 2009, Morrisville State looks to return to the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championships, beginning season play on the road at the D’Youville College Tournament on September 3rd. On the 10th they take play on the road at the SUNY Potsdam Bear Tournament before traveling to Alfred University for a tri-match on the 18th.

Morrisville State hosts Hamilton College on the 30th before traveling to Cazenovia on October 2nd for a tri-match. On the 8th they head north to Oswego for a two day tournament and return home on the 14th to host Hartwick College.

With the NEAC split into a north and south division in 2010, the Mustangs will travel to SUNY Cobleskill for the first of two pool play tournaments on September 25th, playing against Cazenovia, SUNY IT, SUNY Cobleskill and Keuka College. Morrisville State then hosts the second north pool play tournament on October 16th as they attempt to make a repeat appearance at the NEAC Championship Tournament in early November. The top two teams from the north and south divisions will advance to the championship tournament.

The Mustangs return to the court on the 21st at Medaille and return home on the 26th for a home finale against SUNY Oswego. Morrisville State wraps up its 2010 regular season on the road for a tri-match at Keuka College on the 30th.

Morrisville State compiled an overall 13-16 record, earning a top conference tournament ranking last season.

A complete roster will be available later this week. Updated schedules and scores can be found on the college’s athletic web site at

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.