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Morrisville State men's soccer posts 3-2 comeback win over D'Youville

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Morrisville State College men’s soccer trailed by one before netting two quick goals within a four minute time span to claim the 3-2 comeback victory over D’Youville College Sunday afternoon at the D’Youville Tournament in Buffalo.

Andrew Stein (Oswego, NY) gave Morrisville State the early lead, collecting the ball off a rebound for the first score of the afternoon just 1:52 into the contest.

It wasn’t until the 40th minute into the first half that D’Youville was able to get on the scoreboard, as Andrew Foglesonger was able to sneak the ball past Morrisville keeper Greg Igglesden (Norwich, NY), on a corner kick sending the contest into the half notched at a goal each.

Jordan Wabick gave D’Youville the 2-1 lead in the 64th minute but it was short lived as Morrisville State’s Eric Stein (Oswego, NY) found Ola Majiyagbe (Brooklyn, NY) for the game tying score in the 70th minute of play.

Just under four minutes later, Morrisville State regained the lead off a score from Chris Wisdom (Brooklyn, NY) and held on for the 3-2 win. Jeffrey Sekyere (Bronx, NY) was credited for the assist.

Igglesden earned the win in net, saving four as the Mustangs earned their first win of the season to improve to 1-1-1 overall.

D’Youville’s Brandon Frawley recorded the loss in net, saving seven in 76:19 of play. Dan Cornelius recorded no saves in the final 13 minutes.

Morrisville State returns to the field Wednesday, hosting Hilbert College at 4 p.m. on Lemery Field.

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.