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Longworth named Morrisville State "Athlete of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has named women’s basketball freshman guard Irena Longworth (Galway, NY) the Mustang Athlete of the Week for the week ending December 6, 2009.

Longworth led the Mustangs to a 1-2 week, averaging 10 points, 9.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game this week for the women’s team.

To date, Longworth is third on the team in scoring, averaging 5.9 points per game and leads the team in rebounding (7.6 per game). She’s second on the team in assists and steals, tallying 11 and 15 respectively.
The graduate of Galway High School, Longworth is majoring in liberal arts and science: humanities and social science at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Ethel Rubley and George Longworth of Galway, New York.
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.