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Plattsburgh women's soccer handily defeats Morrisville

MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The SUNY Plattsburgh women’s soccer team picked up their first SUNYAC win of the season Saturday, handily defeating Morrisville State 15-0 in Morrisville.

Liz Radigan (Troy, NY) led the Cardinals with three scores on the afternoon, all within the first ten minutes and five seconds of play. Radigan’s first goal was just 19 seconds into the contest off an assist from Helen Giroux (Chazy, NY). Giroux tallied a goal and four assists in the contest.

Ten different players recorded goals on the afternoon for Plattsburgh as the Cardinals held the advantage in the attack on goal, firing 39 shots to the Mustangs 1.

Morrisville State keeper, Katie Tiffany (DeRuyter, NY) recorded 19 saves in net, as the Mustangs drop to 0-7 (0-1 SUNYAC) on the season.

Kathryn Lind (Garden City, NY) recorded the win in net for Plattsburgh, saving one. The Cardinals remain undefeated at 6-0-1 (1-0 SUNYAC).

Morrisville State returns to the field Wednesday at Oswego. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m. in Oswego.

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.