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Duchene, Maxwell named Mustang Athletes of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department has named Nicole Duchene (Oneida, N.Y.) and Devin Maxwell (Culver City, Cali.) it’s Mustang Athletes of the Week for the week ending April 1.

Duchene, freshman left fielder for the women’s softball team, led the Mustangs to an 8-6 victory over Hamilton College last week, hitting 2-for-3 from the plate for two runs batted in, while crossing the plate twice. On the week, Duchene collected six hits in 12 at bats, totaled five runs and two RBI’s, while posting five put outs.

The graduate of Oneida High is majoring in health related studies at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Brenda and Phil Duchene of Oneida.

Maxwell posted a collegiate best five goals and an assist to lead the men’s lacrosse team to a 12-8 conference win over rival Keuka over the weekend. Maxwell tallied the eventual game winner early in the fourth quarter before adding two unassisted scores late in the game to secure the win for the Mustangs.

The senior midfielder is a graduate of Culver City and is majoring in human performance and health promotion at Morrisville State. He is the son of Letitia Hines of Culver City.

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 2012 President’s Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.