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Morrisville State to host TAKG program Saturday, October 8th against Western Connecticut

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department invites all area children to take part in the NCAA Football’s 17th annual “Take a Kid to the Game” (TAKG) program as the Mustangs take on Western Connecticut State University, Saturday, October 8 at 12 p.m. in the college’s stadium. Kids, ages 12 and younger, will receive free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.

The first 100 kids admitted to the game will receive a free “game day” pack, including a Mustang t-shirt! A meet and greet with the Mustang players along with an autograph session will follow the conclusion of the game.

“We are excited about this event,” Greg Carroll, athletic director at Morrisville State College stated. “It’s a great opportunity to introduce not only our athletics program to the surrounding community members, but our stadium facility as well.”

Morrisville State College is one of more than 200 schools across the nation participating in this campaign focused on allowing youth the opportunity to attend college football games. The NCAA is in its 17th year of this grassroots program.

Tickets for the game are available at the gate up to one hour prior to the contest. Adult admission is $5, $2 for students and senior citizens.

For more information on the TAKG program, please contact the sports information office at 315-684-6250.

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.