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Raina nets two, leads Cobleskill to win over Morrisville women's soccer

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – SUNY Cobleskill’s Kristen Raina (Granby, MA) scored two goals Thursday afternoon, leading the Tigers to the 5-0 win over Morrisville State women’s soccer in Morrisville.

Cobleskill took an early lead as Dana Hamm (Middleburgh, NY) netted the first score just 1:46 into the contest. Nearly seven minutes later, Raina extended the lead to two with the unassisted score at the 8:53 mark.

In the second half, Cobleskill netted three additional scores, the first from Elizabeth Goyette (Ferrisburgh, VT) at 59:05, the second from Raina at 87:19 and the final score from Jessica Stolz (East Meadow, NY) at 89:50.

Morrisville State keeper, Katie Tiffany (DeRuyter, NY) tallied 17 saves in the loss for the Mustangs, as they fall to 0-2 on the season.

Cobleskill’s Lisa Every (Cornwallville, NY) recorded the win, saving two.

Morrisville State returns to the field Saturday against Russell Sage College. Game time is scheduled for 1 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.