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Recor leads Oswego State men to SUNYAC win over Morrisville

HAMILTON, N.Y. – Mike Recor (Kirkville, NY) scored four first half goals to lead visiting SUNY Oswego men’s lacrosse to a 12-3 SUNYAC win over Morrisville State College Monday night at Tyler’s Field on the Colgate University campus in Hamilton.

Tim Bobbett (Cazenovia, NY) gave Morrisville State the 1-0 lead just 58 seconds into the contest off a pass from Andrew Elsmore (Scituate, MA) before Recor responded with the first Oswego score at 8:06 in the first. With 2:42 remaining in the quarter, Recor gave the Lakers the goal advantage, netting the unassisted score. Cam Davoy (Webster, NY) extended the Oswego lead to 3-1 score with just over a minute remaining in the quarter.

In the second, Oswego State exploded for five straight scores, with Eric Zerrahn (Oswego, NY) and Recor each adding two and Mike Brewester (East Syracuse, NY) one, as the Lakers pulled away for the 8-1 halftime lead.

Held scoreless for nearly 41 minutes in the contest, Morrisville State was finally able to put another score on the board with 3:49 remaining in the third quarter as Andrew Redmann (Conifer, CO) found Eric Stein (Oswego, NY) for the score. Tom Moore (Rush, NY) added a second Mustang score just over a minute later, capitalizing on an Oswego penalty.

Spencer Mallia (Buffalo, NY) and Zach McDonald (Wallkill, NY) each added a score in the final quarter for Oswego as they claimed the 12-3 conference victory.

Judd Robinson (Guilderland, NY) earned the win in net for the Lakers, saving 10, as Oswego improves to 4-6 on the season, 1-0 in SUNYAC play.

Morrisville State’s Michael Hinchey (Kingston, NY) recorded the loss in net, saving five in 26:27 of play. Jimmy Hodgson (Cazenovia, NY) added four saves in the final 33:33.

Oswego out shot Morrisville 36-19 and held the 31-18 advantage in ground balls while winning 10 of 18 face-off’s on the night.

Morrisville State (4-5, 0-1 SUNYAC) returns to the field Wednesday at 4 p.m. at SUNY Brockport.

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.