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Potsdam nets 2-0 win over Morrisville State women

POTSDAM, N.Y. – SUNY Potsdam women’s soccer scored midway through the first half and added a second later in the game, en route to the 2-0 non-conference victory over visiting Morrisville State College Sunday afternoon in Potsdam.

On a break away down field, Potsdam’s Cortney Poirier gave the Bears the one goal lead, firing her ninth of the season past Morrisville State keeper Cheyanna Waters (Woodhull, NY) for the score at 21:54.

Potsdam added a second score in the 54th minute as Kelly McMahon connected off a pass from Kathleen Fraer for the security score.

Waters saved 10 in net for the Mustangs who fell to 3-12 overall.

Potsdam improved to 7-9-1.

Morrisville State returns to the field Tuesday, hosting Alfred University at 3 p.m. on the Morrisville State campus.

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.