News Center

Back to News Center

Morrisville State field hockey drops heartbreaker to Brockport

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College field hockey team dropped a heartbreaking decision to visiting SUNY Brockport Friday afternoon in Morrisville as the Golden Eagles claimed the 1-0 SUNYAC victory.

The teams played to a scoreless tie through regulation and an additional two 15-minute overtime periods before using the penalty stroke off competition to decide the victor.

Morrisville State held the one stroke advantage before Brockport hit on its third attempt to even the series. Brockport’s Allison Granish connected on the final stroke of the competition to decide the game.

Kelsey Schreiner recorded the win in net, saving nine for the Golden Eagles who improve to 2-6 overall (1-2 SUNYAC).

Kelsey Pellegrino (Cicero, NY/Cicero-North Syracuse) saved two in Morrisville State’s loss, as the Mustangs fall to 3-6 overall, 1-1 in SUNYAC action.

Morrisville State returns to the field tomorrow at SUNY Geneseo. Game time is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Geneseo.

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.