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Stanton named Morrisville State College "Athlete of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has recently named women’s lacrosse midfielder, Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) the Mustang Athlete of the Week for the week ending March 15.

The sophomore tallied five goals and an assist to lead the Mustangs in the 13-10 loss to Western Connecticut State University on Saturday while adding ten ground balls and five draw controls to her tallies.

Stanton is majoring in individual studies at Morrisville State and is the daughter of Rhonda and David Stanton of Walton, NY.

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.