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Morrisville State's Mason named to all-SUNYAC team

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College freshman, Shaman Mason (Syracuse, NY/Nottingham), was recently named to the men’s soccer all-State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) third team at forward.

In 16 games for the Mustangs, Mason tallied ten goals and five assists for 25 team points, including two game winners, one over Hilbert College in the 6-3 win and the second over SUNY Potsdam in the 2-1 SUNYAC victory.

Morrisville State was 5-11 overall on the season.

Mason is a 2007 graduate of Nottingham High School in Syracuse, N.Y. and is originally from Sierra Leone, Africa. He is majoring in automotive technology at Morrisville State.

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.