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Morrisville State keeper Cheyanna Waters saves 16; Mustangs lose by 6

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.–The Mustangs lost a tough match today against the Keuka Storm 6-0, making their overall record 2-8.

Morrisville State held off Keuka College for nearly 30 minutes until Keuka’s Alyssa Hermenet put one past Cheyanna Waters, getting a 1-0 lead in the first half.

Ten minutes before halftime, Courtney McLaughlin headed in a feed from Nicole Sharick, putting the Mustangs down by two going into the second half.

In the 54th minute of play, Keuka netted another for the Storm, this time a shot in the box from Deanna Nortier assisted by Alyssa Gumtow.

Fifteen minutes later, Terin Brown kicked an unassisted goal, setting the Mustangs back by four goals with only 20 minutes left on the clock.

One minute later, history repeated as the McLaughlin-Sharick team set up another goal for the Keuka Storm, making the score 5-0.

With less than a minute left in game-play, Sharick netted the final goal, ending the game with 6-0 win for the Keuka Storm, making their overall record 4-6.

The Keuka Storm had a total of 22 shots on goal in today’s matchup, 16 saved by Waters and 6 team-blocked shots.

The Morrisville State College women’s soccer team returns to the field Saturday, Oct. 10, against the College of St. Elizabeth (NEAC) at 1 pm on Mustangs’ 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.