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Ripon, Frostburg record wins over Mustangs

CLERMONT, Fla. – Ripon College recorded a 10-0 win over Morrisville before Frostburg State University topped the Mustangs 12-7 in the second game of the day Thursday afternoon in Clermont, Florida.

Ripon recorded eight earned runs off of eight hits to top Morrisville State 10-0 in the five inning contest. Halee Riley (Homer, NY) and Heather Bull (Verbank, NY) each went 1for-2 from the plate, recording the only hits for the Mustangs.

Bull recorded the loss on the mound, throwing five innings, striking out three.

In the second, Morrisville State led 7-4 before Frostburg rallied for a six run inning at the top of the fifth. Four Mustangs were 2-for-4 from the plate, including Nicole Palmer (Fairfax, VA) with two RBI’s.

Riley recorded the loss, allowing four hits and three runs in a third of an inning. Bull relieved Riley for the remainder 6.2 innings, striking out seven while allowing five hits and six earned runs.

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.