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Morrisville State women's basketball falls to Fredonia

FREDONIA, N.Y.– The Morrisville State College women’s basketball team fell to host Fredonia State by a final 69-36 Saturday afternoon in Fredonia.

Senior Trisha Kaufmann (East Aurora, NY) led Morrisville State with 14 points, hitting 5-of-6 from the free throw line.

Cheryl Kindzea paced Fredonia with an 18-point and 13 rebound performance, while teammate Maria Scaffidi added 12 points.

Fredonia led 32-22 at the half before outscoring the Mustangs by a 23-point margin in the second half, earning the win.

Morrisville State returns to the court Monday at Medgar Evers College to close out the 2007-2008 season. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Brooklyn.

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.