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Field hockey shut out by Delaware Valley

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College field hockey team fell 7-0 to Delaware Valley College at the Blackeye Susan Tournament Saturday afternoon held at Stevenson University in Maryland.

Delaware overpowered Morrisville State in the opening round, not allowing a single shot on goal, as they tallied seven scores on 20 shots at the Mustangs cage.

Michelle Cernobyl led Delaware with four of the seven goals.

Morrisville State goalkeeper, Stephanie Smith (Cedarville, NY) recorded three saves in the first half allowing four goals. Teammate Sarah Snow (Camden, NY) saved four in the second, allowing three.

Delaware Valley held a 20-0 advantage in penalty corners.

Morrisville State (0-1) will play Christopher Newport tomorrow morning at 10 in the seventh place game.

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.