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Morrisville State men record shut out win over Hilbert

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College’s goalkeeper, Greg Igglesden (Norwich, NY), saved five of his game total 13 saves in the final 10 minutes to secure the 1-0 non-conference soccer win over Hilbert College Wednesday afternoon in Morrisville.

Deadlocked until the 62nd minute, Morrisville State was able to put one on the scoreboard as Andrew Stein (Oswego, NY) deflected a pass from the right side of the box to a wide open Chris Wisdom (Brooklyn, NY) who connected for the score.

Hilbert put a fierce attack on net in the final 10 minutes of the contest, placing eight shots at the goal, but were unable to even the score as Igglesden turned away five to earn the shut out.

Scott Walker (Rochester, NY) saved four in the first half, while Eric Davies (Tonawanda, NY) saved two in the second, recording the loss for the Hawks who fall to 0-4 overall.

Morrisville State (2-1-1) returns to the field Saturday, traveling to Penn State Abington.

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.