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Bobbett leads Morrisville State in loss to Oneonta

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College freshman attack Tim Bobbett (Cazenovia, NY/CBA) netted a career-high six goals to lead the Mustangs in the SUNYAC loss to Oneonta State, by a final 17-10 Wednesday afternoon.

Morrisville State trailed 3-1 at the end of the first quarter and Tim Barth (Rush, NY) brought the Mustangs within one at the start of the second before Oneonta rallied for five straight scores extending their lead. Bobbett closed out the half with his first score of the afternoon with 56 seconds remaining.

In the third, Oneonta netted four straight scores before Bobbett rallied for two within two minutes in an attempt to bring the Mustangs back within striking distance. Oneonta closed out the quarter with two additional goals.

In the final quarter, Morrisville State out scored Oneonta 4-2 with Bobbett leading the way with three goals, and Barth, a second score on the day.

Scott Weiner (Suffern, NY), Tyler Dunne (Cazenovia, NY) and Dennis Headrick (Kings Park, NY) each netted three goals a piece to lead Oneonta in the conference win. Goalkeeper Kyle Reich (New Hyde Park, NY) recorded the win in net, saving six as Oneonta improves to 4-7 overall, 1-3 in conference action.

Bobbett led Morrisville with six goals on the afternoon while Barth added two. Eric Stein (Oswego, NY) and Mike Pascuzzi (Waterford, NY) each contributed one to the Mustangs efforts. Jeremy Hunt (Bourne, MA) recorded the loss in net, saving 16, as Morrisville State falls to 0-8 overall, 0-4 in SUNYAC play.

Morrisville State returns to the field Saturday at nationally ranked SUNY Cortland. Game time is scheduled for 3 p.m. on the Cortland campus.

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 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options with eight new degrees being offered this fall: entrepreneurship and small business management, B.B.A.; nursing, B.S.; science, technology, and society, B.S.; journalism and communication for online media, B.S.; horticulture business management, B.T.; human performance and health promotion, B.S.; criminal justice, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only); and human services, A.A.S. (Norwich Campus only).

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.