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Jason Longo named Morrisville State College men's lacrosse head coach

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College Athletic Director, Greg Carroll, recently named Jason Longo head coach of the men’s lacrosse program for the Mustangs.

Last season Longo served as assistant coach for the Mustangs, focusing on the attack unit while implementing an off-season training, fundraising and community service plan for the men’s program.

A native of Cazenovia, Longo played two years of lacrosse for Onondaga Community College at attack before completing his collegiate career at LeMoyne College. While at Onondaga, Longo garnered NJCAA All-American honors in each season of play, while earning Player of the Year honors.

At LeMoyne, Longo was instrumental in the Dolphins 14-1 season in 2005, recording 21 goals and 10 assists in 15 games, earning all-conference honors. The following year, Longo completed his career with a 36 goal, 17 assist performance (second on the team in scoring), including netting five game winners, as the Dolphins claimed the Northeast-10 Conference Championship and NCAA Division II Championship titles. Longo was named the NE-10 Championship Tournament most valuable player.

The 2008 graduate of LeMoyne College with a bachelors of science degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing, Longo continues to be active in the lacrosse community serving as a coach, instructor and volunteer for several lacrosse camps and clinics throughout the State of New York, including the Powell Brothers Lacrosse Clinic.

Longo currently resides in Cazenovia.

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.