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Bordonaro nets game winner in OT to lift Morrisville past RPI 2-1

Release written by Gretchen Cramer: Sports Information Intern
MORRISVILLE, NY- Senior forward Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, NY) scored on a fast break four minutes into the overtime period to lead Morrisville State College field hockey in a comeback 2-1 victory over RPI Sunday afternoon in Morrisville.

Engineers’ Sandy Turnbull (Upperville, VA) scored the lone RPI goal unassisted 18 minutes into the second half as the team tallied 24 shots and nine penalty corners in the game.

Bordonaro passed the ball to Rebecca Meyer (Morrisville, NY) to tie the score for the Mustangs with just 2:39 remaining in the second half, forcing the extra period.

Four minutes into the sudden victory frame, Molly Luzak (Newfane, NY) sent the ball down the field to Bordonaro on a fast break to claim the win 2-1.

Goalkeeper Brianna Earle (Baldwinsville, NY) recorded the loss in net for the Engineers, saving 10 in 74 minutes of play.

Mustangs’ goalkeeper Kelsey Pellegrino (Cicero, NY) made 11 saves in net to fend off RPI, playing all 74 minutes in goal as they tallied 24 shots and 14 penalty corners in the game.

Morrisville State improves to 3-3 overall and will face SUNY Brockport on Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. in Brockport. Morrisville returns to Drake Field on Sept. 25 to face SUNY Geneseo at 5 p.m.


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.