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Townsley named NEAC Athlete of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) recently announced its student-athlete of the week selections for the week ending October 24, naming Morrisville State sophomore Austin Townsley (Horseheads, NY) the men’s cross country runner of the week.

Townsley finished the 8k Heron Invitational in second place out of 30 runners with a time of 28:28, a 5:43 per mile pace, to lead the Mustangs. He has posted three top 10 finishes to date for the men.

The graduate of Horseheads High is majoring in information technology/networking at Morrisville State. He is the son of Mary and Fran Sherwood of Horseheads.

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.