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Morrisville State field hockey shut out by Geneseo

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College field hockey team suffered their second straight loss Saturday evening as visiting SUNY Geneseo tallied the 3-0 State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) win on Drake Field in Morrisville.

Twelve minutes into the contest, Erin Zalewski (New Hartford, NY) drew Morrisville State keeper Kelsey Pellegrino (Cicero, NY) out of the cage and placed the shot into the corner of the goal for the first Knight score.

In the 45th minute, Michelle Milkovich (Vestal, NY) fired a shot on goal and Katie Farley (Scotia, NY) collected the rebound in front of the cage extending the Geneseo lead to two.

Milkovich put the game out of reach for the Mustangs with the third Geneseo score at 62:41 off an assist from Kayla D’Angelis (Liverpool, NY).

Pellegrino recorded the loss in net, making 14 stops as Morrisville State fell to 3-5 overall, 0-3 in SUNYAC play.

Geneseo’s Caitlyn Dowell (Massapequa, NY) recorded the win, saving two, as the Knights improve to 6-1 overall and remain undefeated in SUNYAC play at 3-0.

Morrisville State returns to the field Wednesday at Elmira 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.