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Morrisville State men cruise to 23-2 win over Wells

AURORA, N.Y. – Ten different Mustangs tallied scores Saturday afternoon as Morrisville State College men’s lacrosse cruised to the 23-2 win over Wells College in Aurora.

Tim Bobbett (Cazenovia, NY) and Andrew Elsmore (Scituate, MA) each tallied seven points to lead the Mustangs to the non-conference win, both recording a collegiate best performance. Bobbett tallied five goals and assisted two while Elsmore scored three times, assisting four.

Chris Parlapiano (Ronkonkoma, NY) added four goals, and Tom Moore (Rush, NY) three to the Mustangs tallies as Yohones Teheste (Bronx, NY) and Andrew Redmann (Conifer, CO) each added two. Justin Zacharias (Kirkville, NY), Ismael Villaba (West Hempstead, NY), Adam Lewis (Painted Post, NY) and Gibson Marsenat (West Babylon, NY) rounded out the Mustang scoring with one goal apiece.

Morrisville State jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with two goals from Bobbett and a score by Moore midway through the first quarter before Wells Kylan Hallett was able to put one of two scores on the scoreboard for the Express.

The Mustangs responded with a 13-0 run over the next 32 minutes before Hallett added Wells second tally of the afternoon with 2:18 remaining in the third quarter.

Morrisville State added six goals in the final quarter, claiming the 23-2 victory. The Mustangs held the 37-5 advantage in shots on goal and a 23-16 advantage in ground balls while winning 18-of-25 faceoffs.

Kyle Brimm recorded the loss for Wells, saving seven, as the Express fall to 0-4 on the season.

Morrisville State’s Michael Hinchey (Kingston, NY) saved two in the win, as Morrisville State improves to 3-4 on the season.

The Mustangs return to the field Wednesday, hosting Cazenovia College at 4:00 p.m.

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.