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Amanda Nobis named head women's lacrosse coach

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College Athletic Director, Greg Carroll, recently named Amanda Nobis head coach of the women’s lacrosse program for the Mustangs in 2008.

Prior to arriving at Morrisville State, Nobis served as an assistant coach for the women’s soccer and lacrosse programs at Hamilton College and assisted in guiding the lacrosse team to its second straight Liberty League Championship and first ever NCAA Division III Championship with an overall record of 21-1-0 in 2008.

After enjoying a stellar playing career for LeMoyne College in both women’s soccer and lacrosse, Nobis joined the lacrosse coaching staff for the Division I Dolphins in 2004, where she helped guide the team to a 12-5 record and to the finals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) tournament.

As a midfielder for LeMoyne’s women’s lacrosse program, Nobis was a four-time all-Conference First Team selection while leading her team to back-to-back MAAC Tournament Championships in 2002 and 2003. In her final season with the Dolphins, Nobis served as captain. LeMoyne also appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament in 2002 and 2003.
Nobis earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in English and communications in 2003 from LeMoyne and earned her master’s of science degree in new media from Syracuse University’s SI Newhouse School of Communications in 2004.

Aside from coaching lacrosse, Nobis also serves as the assistant director for intramural and open recreation activities at Morrisville State College.

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. 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. 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 offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.