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Morrisville State women’s soccer drops game to Wilson 4-2

Release written by Gretchen Cramer: Sports Information Intern
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State women’s soccer fell to Wilson College 2-4 on Saturday evening.

Courtney Bernecker scored the first goal, unassisted, only 10 minutes into the game, taking the lead for the Phoenix. Fourteen minutes later, Mustangs’ Alyssa Tunkel (East Meadow, NY) scored to tie the game at one goal apiece.

Wilson College took back the lead with back-to-back unassisted goals by Colleen O’Rielly scored at the 68 minute mark and again at the 79 minute mark. Delaney Dupuis (Salem, NY) scored the second goal for the Mustangs, making the game a 3-2 competition.

With only five minutes left in the game, Bernecker scored the final goal for Wilson College, making it 4-2 in their favor.

Kathryn Murphy recorded the win for the Phoenix, playing all 90 minutes, saving four and allowing two goals.

Cheyanna Waters (Woodhull, NY) tallied four goals against and four saves in her 90 minutes of play in net. She recorded the loss for the Mustangs.

The team’s record falls to 1-6 overall in the season. The women’s soccer team returns home on Oct. 2 to play Wells College on Drake Field at 1 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.