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Morrisville State College football to open camp August 13

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.­ – New season, new expectations. Morrisville State College football, under direction of first year head coach Curt Fitzpatrick, will open the 2013 preseason Tuesday, August 13th.

"The start of training camp is always an exciting time.  It's a fresh start for us and a chance for the team to come together as a program and achieve great things,” said  Fitzpatrick of Tuesday’s awaited start.

The Mustangs will have ample time to make adjustments under Fitzpatrick’s direction
before heading into the regular season schedule, which kicks-off on Sept. 7 at Wilkes University as part of the NJAC-MAC Challenge.

“I'm excited to be the head coach here at Morrisville, and my staff and I are very much looking forward to helping our players get better each and every day," Fitzpatrick said.

Morrisville State opens the home stint on Saturday, Sept. 14 against Hartwick College, also Take A Kid to the Game day, and returns the following week to Drake to host St.
Lawrence University for the college’s Mustang Weekend (homecoming) event.

New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) action begins Oct. 5 on the road at William Paterson, with the Mustangs returning to Drake on the 12th to host Rowan. They are away the next week at The College of New Jersey.

Morrisville State wraps up October action on the 26th against Montclair State, hitting
the road in November with back-to-back contests against Kean and SUNY Cortland. They end the regular season schedule Nov. 16 against rival Brockport, honoring the graduating class in the 2013 home finale on Drake Field.

A complete game schedule can also be found on the athletic web site at http://athletics.morrisville.edu.

Preseason practices are open to the public. Those interested in attending training practices should contact the office of sports information at athletics@morrisville.edu or
315-684-6250 for a schedule.

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