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Morrisville men's soccer shut out by Buffalo State

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s soccer team was shut out by host Buffalo State College 5-0 Wednesday afternoon in Buffalo.

Zack Wood and Brandon Loncar each tallied two goals in the win for the Bengals.

Wood’s first score came just 5:21 into the contest off a cross from Stephen Galante on the right wing. At 22:50, Wood added his second score of the afternoon on a penalty kick.

Loncar increased the Bengal lead just over ten minutes into the second half with a breakaway score off a pass from Justin Lofaro in the 46th minute.

Nearly 20 minutes later, Lofaro again connected with Loncar with a pass up the middle to increase Buffalo State’s lead to four.

Andy Donner added the final score of the afternoon for Buffalo State off a one-touch pass from Matt Huson.

Morrisville’s Andrey Tomoroksa (Solvay, NY) recorded the loss in net, saving four in 81 minutes of play. Eric Stein (Oswego, NY) saved four in the final 8:25 of play.

Dan Corti recorded the shut out win for Buffalo State, saving one in the first half of play. Buffalo State held the 33-5 advantage in shots at goal.

Morrisville State (2-7-2, 0-4 SUNYAC) returns to the field at Fredonia on Saturday.

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.