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Morrisville State field hockey hands Wells 2-1 loss

AURORA, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College field hockey team sought revenge Wednesday afternoon, handing Wells College a 2-1 defeat in Aurora.

Wells shocked the Mustangs earlier this season, claiming the 2-1 victory.

Trailing 1-0 at the half, Morrisville State responded with a quick score, nearly six minutes into the second half as Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, NY) found Jennifer May (Rochester, NY) for the game tying score.

In the 58th minute, Bordonaro gave Morrisville State the 2-1 lead and eventual win, scoring on a scramble in front of cage off an initial pass from Charlotte Brown (Sherburne, NY).

Morrisville State’s Sarah Snow (Camden, NY) recorded the win in net, saving three, as the Mustangs improve to 5-12 overall.

Morrisville State returns to the field Saturday at Wittenberg University before concluding the season on Sunday against Washington and Jefferson.

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.