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Morrisville State field hockey shuts out Wells, 2-0

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College field hockey team scored twice in the second period to hand visiting Wells College the 2-0 loss Wednesday afternoon on Drake Field in Morrisville.

Playing to a scoreless first half, Morrisville State was able to put one on the board at 51:46 as Rebecca Meyer’s (Morrisville, N.Y.) initial shot was tipped by Rebecca Quackenbush (Barker, N.Y.) past Wells keeper Madeline Bass (Lemon Grove, Calif.) for the score.

In the 68th minute, Jamie Anderson (Harpursville, N.Y.) fired one into the circle where Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, N.Y.) redirected the ball to give Morrisville State the two goal advantage.

Kelsey Pellegrino (Cicero, N.Y.) earned the shut out in net, making one stop as Morrisville State held the 21-1 shot advantage over the Express.

Bass tallied 11 saves in net for Wells with Alexis Taylor (Tioga Center, N.Y.) recording a defensive save.

Morrisville State improves to 2-2 overall and will open SUNYAC competition on Friday against nationally ranked SUNY Cortland.

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.