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Buffalo State nets 70-57 win over Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting Buffalo State College women’s basketball picked up a win Saturday afternoon, going on a 12-5 run in the final five minutes of the contest, to hand Morrisville State the 70-57 loss in Morrisville.

Three were in double figures for Buffalo State, as Shareese Hamer (Erie, PA) led the Bengals with 16 points on the afternoon, adding six rebounds and four tallies in the win. Barb Kiliszek (Depew, NY) netted 15 points, including six in the closing minutes, to go along with her three assist, eight steal performance, while Divine Sebuharara (Vestal, NY) added 12.

Freshman Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) led the Mustangs with 19 points, hitting three from behind the arc, while adding seven boards, four assists and six steals to the Morrisville State efforts. Caroline Francis (Bronx, NY) recorded her first collegiate double-double, netting ten points while snagging 12 boards.

Morrisville State led 35-34 at the half.

Morrisville State (2-14, 0-10 SUNYAC) returns to the court on Tuesday, playing on the road at SUNY Plattsburgh.

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.