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Britton, Whitfield named to All-SUNYAC Volleyball Teams

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) has recently named Morrisville State College outside hitter, Amanda Britton (Cazenovia, NY) and middle hitter, Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) to the West Division All-Conference Volleyball Teams.

Britton, a junior majoring in early childhood education, was named to the first team following her performance this season. Britton recorded 252 kills, three assists, 28 service aces, 208 defensive digs and 25 total blocks in 104 games this season for the Mustangs. At the conclusion of the season, Britton ranked eight in kills (252) averaging 2.42 per game.

Britton is a 2006 graduate of Cazenovia High School and is the daughter of Janet and Richard Britton of Cazenovia, NY.

Whitfield, a sophomore majoring in journalism technology, was named to the second team following her performance this season. Recording 272 kills, four assists, 32 service aces, 113 defensive digs and 106 total blocks in 105 games this season, Whitfield ranked third in the SUNYAC in hitting percentage (.331%), sixth in kills (2.59 per game) and fourth in blocks (1.01 per game).

Whitfield is a 2004 graduate of Benton Harbor High School and is the daughter of Cathy and Larry Cohn of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

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.