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Page, Boyd named SUNYAC Athletes of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) recently announced the selection of Morrisville State College freshmen cross country runners, Stephanie Page (Nunda, NY) and Matt Boyd (Ilion, NY) as the SUNYAC Cross Country Runners of the Week, for the week ending October 19.

Page collected her first collegiate win Saturday afternoon at the Hilbert College Invitational, posting a time of 22:10.7 in the field of five teams.

An equine science and management major at Morrisville State, Page is a 2007 graduate of Houghton Academy in Nunda. She is the daughter of Georgia and David Page of Nunda, New York.

Boyd led the Morrisville State men’s team Saturday at the Hilbert College Invite, posting a collegiate best time of 19:02.2 for his first win of the season. Boyd led the men’s team to their first team win in 2008.

The wood products technology major at Morrisville State is a 2008 graduate of Ilion High School. He is the son of Mary and Brady Boyd of Ilion.

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.