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Morrisville State hunt seat seventh at Skidmore

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College hunt seat equestrian team placed seventh overall at the Skidmore College show on Saturday, tallying 25 team points.

Morrisville State had six riders take the blue ribbon in their respective classes. Brianne Elias (Baldwinsville, NY) earned top honors in the open equitation over fences as Amanda Curto (Nazareth, PA) and Erika Attoma (Hilton, NY) each took first in the intermediate equitation over fences class.

Katie Lyons (Guilderland, NY) was top finisher in the novice equitation over fences and Aileen Couture (Ithaca, NY), first in the novice equitation on the flat class.

Abbey Wilcox (Clifton Park, NY) won the beginner walk trot canter class.

Morrisville State returns to the riding arena on Saturday at Hartwick.

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.