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Women’s basketball handed one-point loss from Penn-State Abington

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The Mustangs fell short to the Penn-State Abington Nittany Lions today, ending the game with a final score of 55-54.

Scoring the first basket of the game, a three from Irena Longworth (Galway, NY), the Mustangs extended to a six-point lead four minutes into the first half. By 7:45, the teams were tied at 11-11.

After a three-basket run that gave the Mustangs another six-point advantage, the Nittany Lions went on a scoring streak, ending the half in the lead by 1.

Penn-State Abington lengthened their lead to eight points five minutes into the second half. By the end of the second half, the scoreboard showed 54-54 with only 20 seconds left.

Penn-State Abington advanced their record to 4-13 while the Mustangs stand at 3-16.

Bette Davis (Bronx, NY) tallied 20 points for the Mustangs with two defensive rebounds and five assists in 39 minutes of play. Katrina Brown (Queens, NY) scored 14for the Mustangs with six assists while Longworth scored seven.

The Mustangs return to the court tomorrow at 1 p.m. against Penn-State Berks.

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.