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Morrisville State women drop road game to Cardinals

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s basketball team fell by a 52-43 final on the road to conference opponent SUNY Plattsburgh Tuesday night in Plattsburgh.

Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) led Morrisville State in the loss, netting 18 points and grabbing seven rebounds on the night, as Courtney Terzi (Little Falls, NY) contributed 11 points and six rebounds. Caroline Francis (Bronx, NY) snared a collegiate high 16 rebounds, leading Morrisville State’s defensive efforts on the night.

Plattsburgh held the two point advantage at the half and were led by three scoring in double figures on the night. Taylor Amarando netted 16 to lead the Cardinals as teammates Erin Silberberg and Shoshanna Harris each added ten in the win for Plattsburgh.

Morrisville State (2-15, 0-11 SUNYAC) returns to the court Saturday, hosting SUNY Geneseo at 6 p.m. 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.