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Morrisville State women fall short, Cobleskill nets 2-1 overtime victory

COBLESKILL, N.Y. – Host SUNY Cobleskill broke the tie with 20 seconds remaining in the first overtime period to net the 2-1 sudden victory over visiting Morrisville State College women’s soccer Saturday afternoon in Cobleskill.

Morrisville State took the 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute as Erin Rundle (Marathon, NY) crossed the ball to Beth Fisher (Bolton Landing, NY) who put the ball into the undefended net for the score.

The Mustangs held the lead until 73:00 when Cobleskill’s Erica Faulkner put one past Morrisville State keeper, Cheyanna Waters (Woodhull, NY), on a deflection to send the game into the overtime period.

With seconds to go in the extra frame, a misplayed corner kick gave Cobleskill the conference win.

Waters made six saves in the loss for the Mustangs, who drop to 1-14 overall, 0-10 in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) action.

Morrisville State returns to the field Tuesday, hosting Keuka for the home finale at 4 p.m. on Drake Field.

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.