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Morrisville State wrestling 1-2 at Scranton Duals

SCRANTON, PA – The Morrisville State College wrestling team picked up a win and two losses at the University of Scranton Duals Saturday afternoon, defeating Hunter College and falling to NYU and Scranton.

Morrisville State rolled to a 31-14 win over Hunter, winning six of ten matches. Aljamain Sterling (Uniondale, NY) and Toby Reese (Homer, NY) each pinned their opponent while Matt Aird (North Babylon, NY), Mike Ezzo (Sherburne, NY), Jeremiah Richardson (Fulton, NY) and James Lamonica (Staten Island, NY) each picked up wins.

Scranton University made a comeback late in the match to top the Mustangs 21-18. Vito Argese (Marcellus, NY) pinned his opponent to give Morrisville the early 6-0 advantage, while teammates Sterling, Reese, and Richardson each picked up wins in the match.

New York University decisively defeated Morrisville State 46-0 to hand the Mustangs their second loss of the day.

Morrisville State closes out the 2007-08 season with a 2-7 dual match record.

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.