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Field hockey falls to Harwick 4-1

ONEONTA, N.Y.– The Morrisville State College field hockey team fell by a 4-1 final Tuesday night to host Hartwick College in the non-league match-up in Oneonta.

Morrisville State goalkeeper Sarah Snow (Camden, NY) turned away 18 shots in the game, but Hartwick was able to sneak four goals past, the first from Lindsay Kurtz on a penalty stroke 7:30 into the contest.

Jillian Hughes added a second Hartwick score nearly nine minutes later, giving the Hawks the 2-0 lead. Katie Cikatz closed out the half with an unassisted score for Hartwick at 30:33.

In the second half, Annie Yager extended the Hawk lead to four before Morrisville State’s Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, NY) netted the lone Mustang score at 60:48.

Hartwick held the 28-7 advantage in shots on goal and 18-3 advantage in penalty corners.

Morrisville State (1-6, 1-0 SUNYAC) returns to the field Saturday at Wilson College.

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.