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New Paltz Hawks crush Morrisville State women, 82-29

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – SUNY New Paltz (4-2, 1-0 SUNYAC) raced out to a 42-8 lead at the half and added 40 second half points to crush Morrisville State women’s basketball Tuesday night in Morrisville by an 82-29 final.

Kaitlin Clifford (Staten Island, NY) led all scorers, netting 17 for New Paltz while teammates Zoe Cohen (Brooklyn, NY) added 12 and Caitlin Irwin (Brooklyn, NY) ten, adding five rebounds to her tallies on the night. Nicole Sarcone (Staten Island, NY) contributed six assists and three steals in the conference win.

Courtney Terzi (Little Falls, NY) led Morrisville State with eight points. Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) added seven. Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) snagged eight rebounds to lead the Mustangs.

Morrisville State (1-3, 0-1 SUNYAC) returns to the court Friday at SUNY Cortland, tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Cortland.

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.