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Morrisville State field hockey blanks Elmira

Bordonaro tallies both scores
ELMIRA, N.Y. – Morrisville State College senior forward, Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, NY), tallied both goals Wednesday afternoon as the visiting Mustangs field hockey team shut out host Elmira College by a 2-0 final in Elmira.

Nearly six minutes into the contest, Brandi Ralfalko (Great Meadows, NJ) crossed the ball in front of the cage where Bordonaro connected to give Morrisville State the 1-0 lead.

Minutes into the second half, Jamie Anderson (Harpursville, NY) fed the ball into the center of the circle where Bordonaro fired the shot past Elmira goalkeeper, Lauren Thomas, for her second score of the evening and a two goal advantage for Morrisville State.

Kelsey Pellegrino (Cicero, NY) secured the win for the Mustangs, making 10 stops in net, as Morrisville State improved to 4-5 overall.

Thomas saved 11 in the loss for the Soaring Eagles, as Elmira remains winless at 0-7 overall.

Morrisville State held the 20-13 advantage in shots and 13-10 advantage in penalty corners over Elmira.

Morrisville State returns to the field Friday, traveling to SUNY New Paltz and following with Vassar on Saturday.

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.