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Morrisville State women drop tenth straight

POTSDAM, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s basketball team fell behind at the half and was unable to recover as the Mustangs dropped their tenth straight game this season to host SUNY Potsdam by a 72-55 final in Potsdam.

Four netted double figures for the Bears with Cortney Poirer leading Potsdam with 17 points, four rebounds and four assists. Brittany Whitton and Kelsey Shoen each chipped in 11 points while Rachel Graf added ten.

Morrisville State’s Sydney Pajack (Syracuse, NY) scored 14 while grabbing five rebounds to lead the Mustangs efforts while Tekesha Hanson (Queens, NY) and Courtney Terzi (Little Falls, NY) each added 13.

Potsdam led 35-21 at the half and led by as many as 31 midway through the second half enroute to the conference win.

Morrisville State returns to the court Friday at SUNY Oneonta. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Oneonta.

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.