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Wrestling goes 0-3 at Messiah College Duals

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The Morrisville State College wrestling team lost 10-44 to York College, 4-37 to Johns Hopkins and 23-31 to Messiah College to go 0-3 at the Messiah College Duals on Saturday.

Aljamain Sterling (Uniondale, NY) led the Mustangs with three wins at 133 pounds, defeating Sean Hightman of York 13-3, Xavier Mohammed of Johns Hopkins 4-2 and pinning Josh Cragg of Messiah in 5:56.

At 165 pounds, Dan Rudy (Palmyra, NY) went 2-1, falling to Brian Alwine of York in 2:50 before tallying an 11-4 win over Patrick Stanley of Johns Hopkins and recording a tech fall over Trey Speers of Messiah.

Jose Cruz (Syracuse, NY) also went 2-1 on the afternoon at 184 pounds, pinning Brian Adams of York in 6:35 before falling to Eric Fishel of Johns Hopkins in 2:03. Cruz defeated Nathan Diesem of Messiah in the final quad match.

Brett Buell (Earlville, NY) and Jameson Lawton (Homer, NY) each went 1-2; Buell at 149 and Lawton at heavyweight; while teammates Vito Argese (Marcellus, NY), Brandon Olsen (Whitesboro, NY) and Nathan Seymour (Bainbridge, NY) each went 0-3 in their respective classes.

Morrisville State returns to the mats on January 5 at the Rogers Williams Invitational following the Christmas break.

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.