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Women's soccer defeated 3-1 by Wells

AURORA, N.Y.– The Morrisville State College women’s soccer team opened the 2008 season with a 3-1 loss to Wells College Saturday afternoon at Wells.

Elizabeth Fish (West Winfield, NY) gave Morrisville State the early one goal lead at 16:15 off a cross from Caitlyn Campbell (Westmoreland, NY) in the box.

Wells evened the contest at 36:31 and rallied for two additional scores in the second half to steal the game from the Mustangs by a 3-1 final.

Morrisville State keeper, Katie Tiffany (DeRuyter, NY) tallied 11 saves in the loss for the Mustangs. Claire Petersen saved one in net for Wells in the win.

Morrisville State returns to the field Thursday against SUNY Cobleskill. Game time is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Lemery Field.

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.