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Morrisville State College men's soccer loses to Oswego

Release written by Heather Foster, Student Assistant SID

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s soccer team suffered a tough loss to SUNY Oswego today, making the Mustangs’ overall record 3-4-1.

The Oswego Lakers started the game with an early goal scored by Tony Greene (Schenectady, NY) only eight minutes into the first half.

The Mustangs answered back netting a goal 15 minutes in by Jarrett Hayes (Potsdam, NY), making it a tie game.

Nearly 20 minutes into the half, the Lakers sent another to the back of Morrisville’s net, this time from Felipe Cavalcanti (Valatie, NY), assisted by Chris Carra (Endwell, NY).

With seconds until half-time, Oswego’s Max Guliani (New York, NY) nets an unassisted goal, kicked in off a save from Morrisville’s goalkeeper Greg Igglesden (Norwich, NY). The Mustangs went into halftime down by two.

Coming into the second half, the Lakers net yet another early goal, this time an unassisted shot by Jim Mertz (Rochester, NY).

In the 51st minute of play, the Mustangs get their second goal of the game scored by Chris Wisdom (Brooklyn, NY), an unassisted goal put past Oswego’s keeper Matt Wopperer (Manlius, NY).

Six minutes later into the second half, Scott Morris (Elizabethtown, NY) netted the third for Morrisville with an assist from Andrew Stein (Oswego, NY).

The game ended with a final score of 4-3, Lakers, making Oswego’s overall record 1-6.

The Mustangs return to the field Sept. 29, playing Southern Vermont College on Morrisville’s home field.

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.