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Williams named NJAC Offensive Rookie of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College freshman wide receiver, Wendall Williams (Syracuse, NY/Bishop Ludden) has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Offensive Rookie of the Week for the week ending October 11.

In the 14-27 loss to William Paterson on Saturday, Williams caught three passes for 119-yards and two touchdown scores, 56- and 41-yards apiece, accounting for 12 of Morrisville State’s 14 points in the game.

Williams performance against William Paterson was his second 100-yard receiving game this season.

He is currently second on the team in receiving, having caught 14 for 365-yards and three scores. Williams is averaging 73.0-yards per game and 26.1-yards per catch for the Mustangs.

Williams is majoring in individual studies Morrisville State. The 2008 graduate of Bishop Ludden High School is the son of Claudine Clarke of Syracuse.

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.