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RIT women top Morrisville State for 61-52 win

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s basketball team had a one-point advantage at halftime but could not hold on as RIT outscored the Mustangs by ten in the second half for the 61-52 non-conference win in Rochester Sunday afternoon.

RIT used an 11-0 run over nearly a six minute span in the second half, fueled by Charley ScottMcGrail hitting a three at 13:36 and following up with three additional buckets, for the 11-point lead with just over six and a half minutes remaining in the game.

ScottMcGrail led RIT with 16 points on the afternoon, hitting 7-of-10 from the floor, while snagging six rebounds in the win. Audrey Mincey added 14 points to RIT’s tallies.

Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) paced Morrisville State with 14 points and four rebounds while Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) added 11 points and ten rebounds to the Mustangs efforts.

Morrisville State (1-2) returns to the court Tuesday, December 2nd against SUNY New Paltz.

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.