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Morrisville State field hockey wins second straight

LATROBE, PA – The Morrisville State College field hockey team swept the weekend competition, topping St. Vincent College 1-0 Sunday afternoon in Latrobe, PA.

At 15:08 in the first half, Morrisville State’s Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, NY) gathered the ball in a scramble in front of the cage off a pass from Charlotte Brown (Sherburne, NY) on a penalty corner, netting the lone score of the contest and giving the Mustangs their second straight win.

Sarah Snow (Camden, NY) secured the win for Morrisville, saving two, earning her second consecutive shut out of the season.

Morrisville State (3-6, 1-0 SUNYAC) returns to the field Wednesday against nationally ranked SUNY Cortland at 4 p.m. in Cortland.

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.