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Geneseo women claim 79--63 win over Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting SUNY Geneseo women’s basketball team claimed a SUNYAC win over Morrisville State College Saturday night by a final 79-63 in Morrisville.

Tracy Wangelin (Olean, NY) led all scorers with 25 on the night, adding ten rebounds to her tallies for the double-double performance. Wangelin hit 9-of-11 free throws, while shooting nearly 73 percent from the floor. Bri Dunton (Middlesex, NY) added 14 points and Kate Jaffie (Oneonta, NY) 12 to the Geneseo tallies, combining for all six of the Knights three’s in the contest.

Morrisville State’s Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) netted 18 and grabbed seven boards to lead the Mustangs on the night, as teammates Tekesha Hanson (Queens, NY) and Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) added 17 and 15 respectively.

Morrisville State trailed by one at the half before Geneseo raced out to a 22-point lead midway through the second half.

Morrisville State (2-16, 0-12 SUNYAC) returns to the court tomorrow afternoon, hosting the Albany College of Pharmacy at 1 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.