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Stewart named NJAC Defensive Rookie of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College freshman defensive back, Jeremy Stewart (Moravia, NY) has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Defensive Rookie of the Week for the week ending September 4.

In his first collegiate start, Stewart tallied five total tackles, including two solo stops, and a pass break up in the Mustangs 31-20 season opening loss to Hartwick on Saturday. He is currently tied for second in the conference in passes defended per game (1.0).

The 2010 graduate of Moravia High is majoring in sports, nutrition and fitness management at Morrisville State. He is the son of Sandra and Charles Wilkinson of Moravia.

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.