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#1 Morrisville State volleyball upset by #5 Keuka

READING, PA – Fifth seed Keuka College women’s volleyball posted an upset over top seed Morrisville State College on the first day of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship Tournament, handing the Mustangs a 3-0 defeat at Penn State Berks in Reading, PA.

Keuka raced out to a two game advantage as Morrisville State attempted to put together an offensive game, but edged the Mustangs in the third to claim the win with game scores of 25-13, 25-16 and 25-22.

Amanda Britton (Cazenovia, NY) led the Mustang efforts with 11 kills while Ebony Whitfield (Benton Harbor, MI) added nine kills and two service aces, while stopping three at the net. Keli Stewart (Interlaken, NY) added 17 assists as Casie Kimbrell (Croghan, NY) tallied eight defensive digs.

Morrisville State returns to the court tomorrow for a must-win situation to advance to the semi-final round, facing eighth seed Penn State Berks at noon and fourth seed University of Dallas at 4 p.m.

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.