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Oswego field hockey shuts out Morrisville State

OSWEGO, N.Y.– Host Oswego State College topped visiting Morrisville State College earning a 2-0 shut out victory Saturday afternoon in Oswego.

Playing to a scoreless tie at the half, Oswego took the lead with a goal at the 38:26 mark from Brittany Roetzer. Lauren Mastriano sealed the win for the Lakers with a second goal at 45:58.

Morrisville State goalkeeper, Stephanie Smith (Cedarville, NY/Mount Markham) tallied seven saves in the loss.

Jamie Scharfe recorded six saves for Oswego.

Morrisville State (0-4) returns to the field Thursday against Wells College. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m. in Morrisville.

Morrisville State enters its second year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2007. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

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.