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Morrisville State men win third straight, defeat Potsdam 1-0

POTSDAM, N.Y. – Sophomore midfielder Ola Majiyagbe (Brooklyn, NY/South Shore) netted the game winning score in the 53rd minute to lead visiting Morrisville State College men’s soccer to a 1-0 non-conference victory over SUNY Potsdam Tuesday evening in Potsdam, their third straight victory this season.

Scoreless at the half, Morrisville State’s Andrew Brobbey (Bronx, NY/Evander Childs) broke down the right side of the field crossing the ball into the box where Majiyagbe headed the ball past Potsdam keeper Joseph Glackin for the lone score at the 53:17 mark.

Greg Igglesden (Norwich, NY/Norwich) secured the win for the Mustangs, who played the final eight minutes a man down, recording his second straight shut out, saving five on the evening.

Glackin saved two for Potsdam as the Bears dropped to 1-4-1 overall on the season.

Morrisville State improves to 3-1-1 and returns to the field tomorrow afternoon, hosting SUNY Cobleskill at 4 p.m. on Lemery Field on the Morrisville State campus.

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.