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Morrisville State field hockey loses heartbreaker to Oneonta

ONEONTA, N.Y.– Oneonta’s Ainsley Stoll scored what proved to be the game winner minutes into the second half as the Dragons handed the Morrisville State College field hockey team the 1-0 heartbreaking loss Wednesday afternoon in Oneonta.

At 39:19, Alysia Basher passed the ball into the top of the circle connecting with Stoll who fired the shot past Morrisville State keeper Sarah Snow (Camden, NY) for the lone score of the contest.

Snow tallied six saves in the loss for Morrisville State, five in the second half, withstanding the Oneonta attack of 13 shots at goal in the final period.

Oneonta’s Erika Dombkowski recorded the win, saving three.

Morrisville State falls to 4-9 overall (2-2 SUNYAC) as Oneonta improves to 5-8 (2-4 SUNYAC). The Mustangs return to the field Saturday against SUNY Geneseo before concluding their SUNYAC schedule against Brockport on Monday.

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.