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Morrisville State men's soccer loses 3-1 to SUNY Cobleskill

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s soccer team suffered a tough loss today against the SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tigers, making the Mustangs’ overall record 3-2-1.

Aaron Galusser (Oneonta, NY) netted the first goal for the Tigers with 15 minutes left in the first half, making the halftime score 1-0.

Going into the second half, Morrisville’s Scott Morris (Elizabethtown, NY) put the ball past Cobleskill’s keeper only five minutes after the whistle, making it a tie game for the Mustangs and the Fighting Tigers.

In the 52nd minute of play, the Fighting Tigers fought back with an unassisted goal from midfielder Zakaria Kande (Bronx, NY).

With three minutes left in the second half, Joe Crounse (Schenectady, NY) netted the third and final goal for the Tigers, making the score for the game 3-1, Cobleskill.

Morrisville State goal keeper Greg Igglesden (Norwich, NY) had eight saves for the Mustangs while SUNY Cobleskill’s keepers Mack Curran (Cooperstown, NY) had 10 saves for the Tigers and Travis Hall (Athens, PA) had two. Players from both Morrisville State College and SUNY Cobleskill were given yellow cards during today’s game.

The Mustangs return to the field on Saturday, Sept. 19, playing at Penn State Berks. Morrisville State plays again on their home field on Saturday, Sept. 26 against SUNY Oswego.

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.