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Brockport sweeps double header over Morrisville State softball

BROCKPORT, N.Y.­ – The SUNY Brockport softball team swept the double header over Morrisville State Saturday afternoon in Brockport, topping the Mustangs 7-2 in game one and 7-1 in the second of the non-league contest.

In game one, Morrisville State took an early 2-0 lead over the Golden Eagles with four Mustangs each recording a hit before SUNY Brockport’s Hillary Dank recorded a home run in the bottom of the third inning to charge the Eagle comeback.

Brockport added two runs each in the fifth and sixth innings, taking the 7-2 win.

Nicole Palmer (Annadale, VA) and Kim DeHimer (Rome, NY) each went 2-for-3 from the plate for Morrisville State, with Palmer adding an RBI.

Kim Acker (Blue Point, NY) recorded the loss on the mound for the Mustangs, allowing ten hits while striking out five.

In game two, Tiffany Randall (Hamilton, NY) went 2-for-3 from the plate, scoring the lone run for the Mustangs in the second inning, to lead Morrisville State.

Brockport led 3-1 at the bottom of the third inning before exploding with three runs in the fourth.

Gretchen Cramer (Grand Ledge, MI) recorded the loss on the mound for Morrisville State, allowing 11 hits while tallying three strike outs.

Morrisville State falls to 7-19 overall and will return to the field on Wednesday against Mitchell College. Game time is scheduled for 3 pm on the Morrisville campus.

Morrisville State College offers more than 70 bachelor and associate degrees. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine. The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus also offers programs in business, technologies, liberal arts/education transfer, and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers.