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Wittenberg nabs win over Morrisville State field hockey

SPRINGFIELD, OH – Wittenberg University’s Boo Vernon (Lake Bluff, Ill.) netted the game’s lone goal with just over a minute remaining in the game to give the Tigers the 1-0 victory Saturday morning over Morrisville State in Springfield, Ohio.

Playing to the scoreless tie, Tori Casanta (Mason, OH) found Vernon for the game winning score with 1:18 remaining on the clock.

Morrisville State’s Sarah Snow (Camden, NY) recorded the loss in net, saving three. The Mustangs return to the field tomorrow afternoon at Washington and Jefferson to conclude the 2008 campaign.

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.