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Mustangs lose 2-0 to Keuka Storm

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.–Through harsh wind and rain, the Morrisville State College men’s soccer team lost a tough match today to Keuka College with a final score of 2-0, making the Mustangs’ overall record 3-6-1.

Players from both teams slipped and slid on Lemery Field as conditions worsened throughout the first 45 minutes of play. With the wind to the Storm’s favor in the first half, Keuka fired nine shots to Morrisville’s keeper Greg Igglesden (Norwich, NY).

With less than three minutes left in the first half, Christian Sterner (Castorland, NY) netted Keuka’s first goal of the game off a corner from Jack Reese (Rochester, NY). The Mustangs went into halftime cold, muddy and down by one.

In the second half, the Keuka Storm faced the wind against them as the Mustangs tried using the wind to their favor, shooting two at Keuka’s Mike Meskill (Trumansburg, NY).

In the 67th minute of play, Reece netted a second goal for the Storm, making the score 2-0 with less than 25 minutes left in the second half.

The Mustangs had a total of four shots in the today’s game, attempts from Chris Dickey (Marcellus, NY), Scott Morris (Elizabethtown, NY), Andrew Brobbey (Bronx, NY), and Eric Stein (Oswego, NY).

The Mustangs return to the field Thursday, Oct. 15, playing at Wells College at 4 pm.

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.