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Morrisville State men’s soccer falls to SUNY IT 4-3

Release written by Gretchen Cramer: Sports Information Intern
Morrisville, N.Y.– The Morrisville State men’s soccer team fell to SUNY IT on Sept. 18, 4-3. The Mustangs and Wildcats played a very physical 90 minutes.

Morrisville’s Andrew Brobbey (Bronx, NY) scored the lone goal in the first half for the Mustangs, assisted by Brendan Nally (Burnt Hills, NY).

The Wildcats scored three goals in the first half. Diego Montaleza (New York, NY) had the first goal, assisted by Matthew Owusu (Brooklyn, NY), and two assists in the game. Daniel Twumasi (Brooklyn, NY) and Nico Facey (New York, NY) had the other two goals in the first half. Goalkeeper Malick Faye (Bronx, NY) had the assist for Facey’s goal.

In the second half of play, Erik Whitcombe (Ogdensburg, NY) scored an unassisted goal for the Mustangs. Brobbey’s second goal, asissted Scott Morris (Elizabethtown, NY) brought the Mustangs to a one goal deficit.

SUNY IT’s lone goal in the second half was scored by Chris Staulters (Broadbain, NY). Goalkeeper Faye recorded the win for the Wildcats, tallying nine saves and two goals against. Cory David (Delmar, NY) played the last six minutes and thirty seconds of the game for SUNY IT.

Goalkeeper Shane Sullivan (Sherrill, NY) recorded the loss for the Mustangs, playing all 90 minutes, tallying four goals against and seven saves.

Morrisville’s record is now 3-3 overall, 1-1 in NEAC play. The Mustangs return to Lemery Field on Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. to face D’Youville College.

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.