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Morrisville State women’s hoops lose to Penn-State Berks by 5

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The visiting Penn-State Berks Nittany Lions outshot the Morrisville State Mustangs this afternoon, leading to the Lions’ 57-52 victory.

The Mustangs started off strong with a defensive rebound from Tekesha Hanson (Queens, NY) to a three-pointer from Katrina Brown (Queens, NY). Three minutes into the first half, the Mustangs led by four, with Hanson adding another three-point basket for Morrisville State, assisted by Bette Davis (Bronx, NY).

At 14:15, the Nittany Lions took the lead with baskets from Berks’ Courtney Bailey (Harrisburg, PA) and Shakiyla Stone (Philadelphia, PA). The Mustangs ended the first half down by four.

In the start of the second half, Hanson and Brown caught the Mustangs up to a 27-27 tie with 17 minutes left in game play. At the end of the second half, the Mustangs fell short 5 points with a final score of 57-52, Nittany Lions.

High-scorers for the Lions were Bailey with 16 points and 20 total rebounds and Steph Binder (Reading, PA) with 15 points, five rebounds and an assist.

For the Mustangs, Brown tallied a total of 19 points, along with five rebounds and one assist. Hanson added 15 points for the Morrisville with four assists and five rebounds while Davis scored seven.

The Nittany Lions advance to a 9-8 overall record and return to the court Feb. 2 playing at home against Keystone College.

The Mustangs return to the court Wednesday, Feb. 3 facing SUNY Cobleskill at 6 p.m. with the home-court advantage.

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.