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Women’s soccer last game ends in 2-0 loss to Penn State Harrisburg

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.–The Mustangs lost their last game of the 2009 season today to the Penn State Harrisburg Lions, ending the game with a final score of 2-0.

In the first half, the Mustangs battled the Lions in the wind and rain, firing five shots at Penn State’s keeper Brittany Adams (Dillsburg, PA), while the Lions kicked a total of 20 shots at Morrisville’s Cheyanna Waters (Woodhull, NY), giving both keepers four saves each in the first 45 minutes of play.

With seconds left in the first half, Penn State’s Allison Collins (Mechanicsburg, PA) netted one for the Lions with an assist from Shelly Erb (Jonestown, PA). The Mustangs ended the half down by one, with the wind against them in the second half.

In the 65th minute of play, Megan Frailey (Middletown, PA) put the ball the opposite corner with help from Adrienne Stine (York, PA), making the score 2-0, Lions.

Morrisville State totaled three corner kicks and four shots on goal while Penn State Harrisburg tallied five corners and 14 shots on goal, giving Waters a total of 12 saves for the Mustangs.

The Mustangs ended their season with a 3-14 overall record (2-8 NEAC). Seniors for the Mustangs this season include Jessica Yates (North Rose, NY), Tifinie-Lyn Cole (Red Creek, NY) and Danielle Crowley (Tonawanda, NY).

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.