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Pajack named Morrisville State "Athlete of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College women’s basketball senior, Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) has been named the Morrisville State College “Athlete of the Week” for the week ending January 18, 2009.

Pajack led Morrisville State to a 1-2 week, averaging 15.3 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and two steals per game while playing 33+ minutes per game.

Against College of New Rochelle midweek, Pajack tallied a season high 18-points and nine rebounds while dishing out three assists and stealing two in the Mustangs 65-34 win.

On Friday, Pajack netted 13 points, grabbed seven boards while stealing two and assisting on one in the 75-49 loss to Buffalo and followed with a 15 point, seven rebound performance at Fredonia on Saturday.

Pajack is majoring in journalism technology at Morrisville State and is a 2005 graduate of Bishop Grimes High School. She is the daughter of Rosmarie and John Pajack of Syracuse, NY.

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.