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Morrisville State volleyball drops two in season opener

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s volleyball team fell in two matches Saturday afternoon, the first a 3-0 decision to D’Youville followed by a 3-0 decision to Hilbert, in the 2011 season opener at D’Youville College in Buffalo.

In the first of the day, Morrisville State dropped three straight with scores of 13-25, 14-25, and 6-25 to D’Youville. Tiffany Jones-Maxwell (Hamilton, NY) led the Mustangs with four kills, while teammate Meghan Robinson (Cazenovia, NY) added three of her own, also compiling seven assists. Lindsay Easterly (Cazenovia, NY) had a team high nine digs.

In the next match against Hilbert, Jones-Maxwell and Easterly combined for six of 10 team kills while Robinson tallied seven assists and led the team with five digs, as Morrisville State fell 9-25, 23-25 and 23-25 in the contest.

Morrisville State returns to the court Sunday at Alfred University for a tri-match against Alfred and Penn College.

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 www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.