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Stewart named Morrisville State "Athlete of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has named women’s volleyball sophomore setter, Keli Stewart (Interlaken, NY/South Seneca HS), the Mustang Athlete of the Week for the week ending September 20, 2009.

Stewart assisted the Mustangs to a 2-0 week in conference action, tallying 36 assists on 45 team total kills in the two contests. She added eight service aces and defensively contributed one assisted block and eight defensive digs to the team efforts.

Stewart currently leads the team in assists (203) and is second in service aces (10) and fourth in digs (43).

The 2006 graduate of South Seneca High is majoring in nursing at Morrisville State College. She is the daughter of Terrie Stewart of Interlaken, New York.

The wins over Keuka and Penn State Abington recorded this week places Morrisville State in second place in conference standings in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC). The Mustangs are 5-6 overall on the season.
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.