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Volleyball falls to Oswego in first day of SUNYAC Play

OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s volleyball team fell to host, Oswego State, in three matches this evening by scores of 25-20, 25-16, 25-21, in the first day of the SUNYAC West Pool Play competition.

Amanda Britton (Cazenovia, NY) led Morrisville State with ten kills, adding four defensive digs to the Mustangs efforts. Cassie Kimbrell (Croghan, NY) led the Mustangs defensive efforts with six digs. Heather Begin (Burnt Hills, NY) tallied 13 assists as Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) added four kills and five defensive digs.

Morrisville State (4-8, 0-1 SUNYAC) returns to the court tomorrow, the second of the three day competition, against SUNY Geneseo at 2 p.m., followed by Fredonia at 4 p.m.

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.