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Morrisville State hockey defeats Western New England 3-1; Keith Williams nets two in win

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Junior Keith Williams (Whitesboro, NY) netted two power play scores to lead the Morrisville State College Mustangs over visiting Western New England College 3-1 Saturday night in Morrisville.

Williams first score came at the 3:23 mark in the second period from Dana Calderone (Bronx, NY) and Stefan Carnegie (Woodbridge, ONT) on the Mustangs first of two power play opportunities in the second period.

Western New England evened the contest at one within minutes of the Mustangs score, as Phil Lamy (Manchester, NH) connected for the goal from Kyle Daly (Auburn, MA) and David Smith (Columbus, IN).

With just over a minute remaining in the second period, Williams netted his second power play score of the game, as Tim Dorak (Honeoye, NY) and Samuel Forget (Saint-Eustache, PQ) found Williams open on the right side of the net on the two-man advantage.

Carnegie sealed the win for Morrisville State, netting the Mustangs third power play tally, off a pass from Calderone and Forget from the right side of the ice with 1:08 remaining in the game. Morrisville State was 3-for-8 in power play opportunities.

Brett Freese (Geneseo, NY) recorded the win in net, saving 29, as the Mustangs improve to 1-4-0 on the season.

Western New England’s Kyle Sagnella (East Haven CT) recorded the loss, saving 29, as the Golden Bears fall to 0-2-0.

Morrisville State returns to the ice on Friday, November 9 at Lebanon Valley College for the first of the weekend’s double header.

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.