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Landy nets 28 to lead Fredonia women to win

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Junior forward Katie Landy (Jamestown, NY) scored 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the Fredonia State women’s basketball team to a 65-53 SUNYAC win over Morrisville State Friday night in Morrisville.

Fredonia led 22-21 at the half, before outscoring the Mustangs 43-32 in the second for the win.

Merissa Gaeta (Kirkwood, NY) added 15 points and seven boards, hitting 7-of-11 free throws, to the Blue Devil tallies while Angela Pucciarelli (Fredonia, NY) added ten points.

Morrisville State’s Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) netted a collegiate high 22 points, including 9-of-12 free throws, and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Mustangs in the loss. Courtney Terzi (Little Falls, NY) added 13 points and Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) 11 in the Mustangs efforts.

Morrisville State (2-13, 0-9 SUNYAC) returns to the court tomorrow at 2 p.m., hosting Buffalo State in the John W Stewart Center for Student Activities gymnasium.

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.