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Morrisville State volleyball top seed for NEAC Championship Tournament

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women’s volleyball team received the top seed for the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) women’s volleyball championship to be held November 6-8 at Penn State Harrisburg and Penn State Berks.

Morrisville State went 8-0 in NEAC tri-match action this season and concluded the regular season with a 13-13 overall record.

Morrisville State will begin their quest for a conference title on Friday, November 6th, playing fifth seed Keuka College at 5 p.m. at Penn State Berks.

On Saturday they will face the winner of #8 Penn State Berks/#9 College of St. Elizabeth at 12 p.m. before facing fourth seed Dallas at 4 p.m.

The semi-finals are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday at Penn State Harrisburg with the championship game following at 2 p.m. that afternoon.

The Tournament seeding is as follows:

1. SUNY Morrisville State
2. PS Harrisburg
4. Dallas
5. Keuka
6. Cazenovia
7. SUNY Cobleskill
8. PS Berks
9. College of St. Elizabeth
10. PS Abington

The complete tournament schedule is as follows:
Pool A will be played at PS Berks.
Pool B will be played at PS Harrisburg.
Semis and Finals will be played at PS Harrisburg.

Friday Pool A Berks     Pool B Harrisburg
3:00 PM 8 vs. 9                 7 vs. 10
5:00 PM 1 vs. 5                 2 vs. 6
7:00 PM 4 vs. (8 or 9)         3 vs. (7 or 10)

10:00 AM 4 vs. 5                 3 vs. 6
12:00 PM 1 vs. (8 or 9)         2 vs. (7 or 10)
2:00 PM 5 vs. (8 or 9)         6 vs. (7 or 10)
4:00 PM 1 vs. 4                 2 vs. 3

Sunday PS Harrisburg
10:00 AM A1 vs. B2
12:00 PM A2 vs. B1
2:00 PM Championship

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.