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Mustangs take the plunge in support of the Special Olympics New York

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Members of the Morrisville State College women’s lacrosse, field hockey and cross country teams joined together in support of the Special Olympics New York this past Sunday, as they participated in the 5th annual Oneida Shores Polar Plunge.

Special Olympics is the largest amateur sports organization in the world. With 51,809 athletes, Special Olympics New York is the largest chapter in North America and the 6th largest chapter in the world. Special Olympics New York athletes train and compete year-round in 22 sports, the Young Athletes Program and the Motor Activities Training Program – at no cost to the athlete, their families or their caregivers.

Thirty athletes and coaches from Morrisville State braved the icy waters of Oneida Lake, raising over $1500 for Special Olympics New York.

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.