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Mustangs win in five over Hartwick College

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
ONEONTA, N.Y.– The Morrisville State College women’s volleyball team defeated Hartwick College tonight three games to two with scores of 25-18, 25-17 and 15-6.

Amanda Britton (Cazenovia, NY) tallied 13 kills for the Mustangs, along with 25 digs throughout the match. Morrisville’s Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) also added 11 kills, seven block, as well as Nicole Wright (Dryden, NY) who contributed nine kills, two aces and five blocks. Keli Stewart (Interlaken, NY) helped out with 32 assists for the Mustangs.

The Mustangs went strong into the first two games, winning by more than five points each game. In the third game, Hartwick managed to extend the match with a 25-19 win over the Mustangs.

With a 2-1 lead, the Mustangs returned to the court for a fourth game, falling short by eight points to the Hawks. In the final game, the Mustangs took the win, making their overall record 9-11.

***Additional statistics unavailable at press time.

The Mustangs return to the court on Saturday, Oct. 17, playing at and against Cazenovia College at 10 am.

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.