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Begin named to Spartan Volleyball all-Tournament Team

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Morrisville State College freshman, Heather Begin (Burnt Hills, NY/Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake), was named to the Spartan Volleyball All-Tournament team following her collegiate debut this weekend at D’Youville College.

Begin, setter for the Mustangs volleyball team, played in all four matches this weekend, recording four kills, 70 assists, five service aces, nine digs, two solo blocks and one assisted. Morrisville State went 1-3 overall at the tournament, falling in the semi-final round against tournament champion D’Youville.

Also selected to the all-tournament team were Courtney Freeman and Falicia Golden from D’Youville; Eric Page, Hilbert; Michelle Burgstahler, Medialle; Diana Frank, Keuka; and Joanna Gilford, Cazenovia.

An environmental and natural resources conservation major at Morrisville State, Begin is a 2008 graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School where she was a 2007 first team all-Star selection and a member of the team that reached the state finals in 2007. She is the daughter of Karen and Rodney Begin of Burnt Hills.

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.