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Abington tallies 4-2 victory over Morrisville State women

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting Penn State Abington women’s soccer posted a 2-1 lead at the half and added two more in the second to claim the 4-2 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory over host Morrisville State College Sunday afternoon in Morrisville.

Alyssa Tunkel (East Meadow, NY) gave Morrisville State an early 1-0 lead, connecting on a free kick from outside the box just 3:03 into the contest.

Morrisville State maintained the goal advantage until the 34th minute, when Abington’s Brittany Middleton put one past Cheyanna Waters (Woodhull, NY) to even it at one. Nearly three minutes later, Abington took the lead as Middleton connected with Lauren Corcoran into the left of the net.

Just 1:07 into the second half Colleen McCarthy extended the Nittany Lion lead to two, hitting from outside the right side of the box.

Beth Fisher (Bolton Landing, NY) brought the Mustangs within one in the 56th minute, catching Abington keeper Danielle Fontaine out of the net, but the Nittany Lions put the game away with a score from Kaitlin Kozole at 77:46.

Waters recorded the loss, making 10 stops in 83 minutes of play. Sara Boudah (Middlebury, VT) played the final seven minutes in net.

Fontaine had six saves for Abington.

Morrisville State (1-10, 0-7 NEAC) returns to the field Saturday at Gallaudet.

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.