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Maisonet leads Geneseo in 3-1 win over Morrisville

GENESEO, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo field hockey’s Stephanie Maisonet scored twice to lead the Knights to the 3-1 SUNYAC win Saturday afternoon over Morrisville State in Geneseo.

Maisonet gave the Knights the early lead, scoring just 26 seconds into the contest off a rebound save from Morrisville State goalkeeper, Sarah Snow (Camden, NY).

In the 27th minute, Morrisville State’s Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, NY) evened the contest off a scramble in front of the cage. Jennifer May (Penfield, NY) was credited with the assist.

With the period nearing the half, Geneseo was awarded a penalty corner opportunity where Sarah Doster found Maisonet on the left post for the sweeping score at 34:47 and the 2-1 lead at the half.

Michelle Milkovich put the game away for the Knights with a backhanded score off a pass from Libby LeRoy at 55:22.

Geneseo held the 23-1 advantage in penalty corners and the 24-1 advantage in shots on goal.

Snow tallied ten saves in the loss for the Mustangs who fall to 4-10 overall (2-3 SUNYAC).

Morrisville State returns to the field Monday, hosting SUNY Brockport at 4 p.m.

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.