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Oswego women top Morrisville State 75-63

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting Oswego State women’s basketball used their 11 point halftime lead to top host Morrisville State by a final 75-63 Friday night in Morrisville, picking up the SUNYAC win.

Five Lakers tallied double figures on the night, as senior Sam Driscoll (Lisle, NY) led the way with 16 points. Jessica Collins (Pittsford, NY) added 14 and Heather Merino (Queensbury, NY) and Sarah Lombard (Saratoga Springs, NY) netted 12 each. Alaina Hannahs (Johnstown, NY) chipped in 11 points while dishing out 10 assists for the double-double.

Morrisville State also had five tally double digits, led by Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) with 14. Trisha Kaufmann (East Aurora, NY) added 13 and Shanee Pierce (Bronx, NY) and Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) each contributed 12. Jennifer Powe (Bronx, NY) chipped in 11. Powe tallied a career best ten boards for her first collegiate double-double, Pierce added 11.

Morrisville State returns to the court on Tuesday for the final home game of the season. Tip-off against D’Youville College is scheduled for 6 p.m.

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.