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Murray nets lone goal in 1-0 win over Morrisville State

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – College of St. Elizabeth freshman midfielder, Megan Murray (Columbia, NJ) netted the lone goal of the contest to lift the women’s soccer team to the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory over host Morrisville State College Saturday afternoon in Morrisville.

In the 21st minute, Cassidy Crane (Lenape Valley, NJ) passed a through ball to Murray who fired the shot past Morrisville State keeper Cheyanna Waters (Woodhull, NY) for the score.

Melinda Levendusky (Butler, NJ) saved four, including one in the second half, earning the shut out win in net for the Eagles.

Waters saved five for Morrisville State, who falls to 2-9 overall, 1-5 in NEAC action.

The Mustangs return to the field Thursday at conference opponent Wells College.

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.