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Morrisville State women’s hoops loses to Hamilton 76-43

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The Mustangs lost their fourth game of the season to Hamilton College tonight, ending the game with a final score of 76-43.

The Mustangs started the game off down by four in the first three minutes, allowing baskets from Cate Schafer (St. Paul, M.N.) and Lisa Olszewski (Syracuse, N.Y.). With 5:05 left in the first half, the Mustangs trailed by 14.

By the end of the half, the Mustangs gained 15 points in five minutes, leaving the score 40-27 during halftime.

The Hamilton College Continentals scored the first six points of the second half, leaving the Mustangs behind at 27 points. With attempt to catch the Continentals on the scoreboard, Tekesha Hanson (Queens, N.Y.) and Irena Longworth (Galway, N.Y.) tallied points for the Mustangs along with Bette Davis (Bronx, N.Y.), making the score 72-37 with five minutes left in game-play.

The Mustangs ended the game with 43 total points, 20 from Hanson along with 11 from Davis. Hanson also had four assists for the Mustangs in 40 minutes of play.

The Mustangs return to the court Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. playing at and against the College of New Rochelle.

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.