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Morrisville State men’s soccer kick their way to victory against rivals Cazenovia 2-1

Release written by Gretchen Cramer: Sports Information Intern
Cazenovia, N.Y.– The Morrisville Mustangs gain a win against their rivals, Cazenovia College on Sept. 11, 2-1. The Mustangs and Wildcats played the game at a frenzied pace for the entire 90 minutes of play.

Morrisville’s Andrew Brobbey (Bronx, NY) scored an amazing arched goal in the first half, assisted by Sanley Pierre-Louis (Gaithersburg, MD) to take the lead.

Early in the second half, Pierre-Louis scored the Mustangs second and final goal, assisted by Brobbey. Cazenovia’s Taras Stashkiv (Syracuse, NY) scored the lone goal, assisted by Gregorie Ducasse (Harrison, NY), late in the game to close in on the Mustangs.

The frenzied pace continued throughout the game, keeping the tensions high for both teams. The team had a combined 16 fouls, a number of which happened late in the game.

Morrisville’s Shane Sullivan (Sherrill, NY) recorded the win, playing all 90 minutes and tallying eight saves.

Cazenovia’s Riley Battaglini (Endicott, NY) played all 90 minutes and saved four, recording the loss.

Morrisville’s record is now 3-1 overall, 1-0 in conference play. The Mustangs’ travel to Alfred State on Sept. 15 for their next game, then return home on Sept. 18 to face SUNY IT.

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.