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Morrisville State women fall to SUNY Oneonta

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting SUNY Oneonta women’s basketball raced out to a 17 point halftime lead enroute to an 80-48 SUNYAC win over host Morrisville State College Tuesday night in Morrisville.

Megan Bucci (Marlboro, NY) led all scorers with 14 points, while Oneonta teammates Shannon Weir (Milford, NY) and Ashley Welytok (Vernon, NY) added 13 and ten respectively. Sara Chrystie (Oxford, NY) added five steals while assisting five in the win.

Morrisville’s Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) netted 13 to lead the Mustangs while Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) added 12 points and four assists off the bench. Tekesha Hanson (Queens, NY) netted nine.

Oneonta led Morrisville State 43-26 at the break, and shot 47.7% from the floor on the night while holding the Mustangs to 36.4% for the contest.

Morrisville State returns to the court Friday, hosting SUNY Oswego at 6 p.m. in Morrisville.

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.