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Volleyball defeats SUNY IT 3-2

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s volleyball team handed visiting SUNY IT a 3-2 loss Tuesday evening in Morrisville, with scores of 25-15, 25-19, 21-25, 19-25 and 15-12.

Morrisville State was led by Amanda Britton (Cazenovia, NY) and Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) who combined for 34 of the Mustangs 48 total kills on the night. Whitfield added five solo blocks and Britton, 12 digs, to Morrisville’s defensive game.

Mustang setter Heather Begin (Burnt Hills, NY) recorded a total, 34 assists and five service aces, in the match.

Morrisville State (3-4) returns to the court Friday night at the SUNY New Paltz Hawk Invitational.

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.