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Morrisville State falls short, Medger Evers picks up 57-48 win

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s basketball team led by five at the half, but were unable to hold on as Medger Evers picked up the 57-48 non-conference win Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn.

Junior Tekesha Hanson (Queens, NY) led Morrisville State with 17 points as freshman teammate Courtney Terzi (Little Falls, NY) chipped in 16, adding 12 rebounds to her tallies for her first collegiate double-double performance. Caroline Francis (Bronx, NY) had a game high 13 rebounds for the Mustangs.

Tabrese Harris led Medger Evers with 17 points while teammate Shauntelle Hanson added 16, grabbing 16 rebounds.

Morrisville State led 28-23 at the half.

Morrisville State returns to the court Wednesday, hosting the College of New Rochelle at 4 p.m. in the John W Stewart Center for Student Activities gymnasium on the Morrisville State campus.

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.