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Morrisville State women lose by 21 to St. Elizabeth

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The women’s basketball team lost their sixth game today to the St. Elizabeth Screaming Eagles, ending the game with a final score of 68-47.

The Mustangs started the half retaining the lead for the first four minutes with baskets from Thelma Picardo (Queens, N.Y.) and Irena Longworth (Galway, N.Y.). The Eagles picked up points from Sabrina Jarmolinski (Lakewood, N.J.), Sarah Kozlowski (Manalapan, N.J.) and Diane Da Silva (Union, N.J.), putting St. Elizabeth ahead by three until the Mustangs answered back with baskets from Bette Davis (Bronx, N.Y.) and Tekesha Hanson (Queens, N.Y.), returning the lead to Morrisville State.

With 9:37 left in the first half, the score was all tied up at 13-13. The Mustangs ended the first half down by seven with a score of 29-22.

Beginning the second half, the teams went basket for basket until the Eagles extended their lead to 15 points with 12:47 left in the game.

Jenna March (Munnsville, N.Y.) and Davis both had six points apiece for the Mustangs, along with Longworth who tallied five.

The Mustangs return to the court Dec. 9 at Keuka College starting at 6 p.m.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 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.