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LaFayette native, Blake Gale, joins Morrisville State lacrosse coaching staff

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College athletic director, Greg Carroll, along with head men’s lacrosse coach Jason Longo, have announced the addition of LaFayette, N.Y. native, Blake Gale, to the lacrosse coaching staff in 2009.

Gale started three seasons for the LaFayette Lancers where he was instrumental in leading the team to the 2003 New York State Championship title as a midfielder earning All-CNY first team honors for two straight seasons.

Following graduation from LaFayette, Gale joined the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons for a season before transferring to Onondaga Community College for his sophomore year where he earned first team All-Region honors.

Gale continued his playing career with the LeMoyne College Dolphins as a midfielder, winning a NCAA Division II National Title in 2006 and 2007.

In 2008, Gale returned to LaFayette to serve as the modified boy’s lacrosse coach.

The 2009 graduate of LeMoyne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology with a concentration in secondary and special education and currently resides in Tully.

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.