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Mustangs picked ninth in preseason NJAC poll, 2011 football schedule released

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its 2011 pre-season football poll Wednesday morning, selecting Morrisville State College ninth.

Morrisville State compiled a 2-8 record (2-7 NJAC) in their fourth season within the conference in 2010, posting league wins over Brockport and Western Connecticut.

Returning 17 starters to the squad this season, the Mustangs will open the 2011 campaign Saturday, September 3 at home under the lights against non-league opponent Hartwick College.

On the 17th, the Mustangs will face preseason poll favorite, Montclair State University, who finished the 2010 season with a 10-2 overall record.

The Mustangs take to the road for the next two contests, traveling to The College of New Jersey on the 24th before heading south to face rival SUNY Cortland on October 1st.

Morrisville State returns back to Drake Field on October 8th to face Western Connecticut, and will welcome Rowan University to the field the following week.

Heading back to New Jersey for two straight, the first on the 22nd to face Kean University, and another on the 29th against William Paterson, the Mustangs return for their home finale against Buffalo State on November 5.

They wrap up the regular season on the road at Brockport on the 12th.

Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2010 President’s Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit to experience, Morrisville in motion.