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Morrisville State field hockey opens season with 1-0 win over Gordon

WENHAM, Mass. – The Morrisville State College field hockey team opened the season with a 1-0 victory over host Gordon College Tuesday afternoon in Wenham, Massachusetts.

Junior forward Lauren Bordonaro (North Tonawanda, NY/Starpoint) netted the game winner in the first half as Morrisville State held on defensively to secure the win.

Senior goalkeeper, Stephanie Smith (Cedarville, NY/Mount Markham) earned the win in net for the Mustangs.

Game statistics were unavailable at press time. The Mustangs return to the field Saturday, hosting Ithaca College at 1p.m. at the field on Eaton Street.

Morrisville State begins active membership within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2009-10 and is eligible for NCAA Championship Tournament play.

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.