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Delamothe named Morrisville State "Athlete of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has named wrestling’s sophomore Justin Delamothe (Cross River, NY) the Mustang “Athlete of the Week” for the week ending January 24, 2010.

Delamothe finished seventh overall in the 125 pound weight class at the New York State Wrestling Championships held over the weekend at Cornell University, earning All-State honors, while leading Morrisville State to a 17th overall team finish.

Delamothe opened the tournament with a loss in the first round, but rebounded with a 5-3 defeat in the consolations over opponent Jared Lemke (Cortland), a two-time NJCAA All-American and currently ranked second overall in the Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference, and later claimed a medical forfeit for the seventh place finish.

Currently Delamothe holds a 9-13 individual record for the Mustangs, including a pin and three technical falls for wins.
The graduate of Cross River High School, Delamothe is majoring in business administration at Morrisville State. He is the son of Cassandra and Jean Delamothe of Cross River, 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.