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Brown, Tarver named Morrisville State "Athletes of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has named women’s basketball junior guard Katrina Brown (Queens, NY) and men’s basketball junior guard Ron Tarver (Utica, NY) the Mustang “Athlete of the Week” for the week ending January 31, 2010.

Brown averaged 18 points, three rebounds, 2.7 assist and 4.3 steals for the women’s team in three games this week. She tallied a week high of 21 points against Keuka and ended the week with 19 points, against Berks.

Brown is currently second on the team in scoring, averaging 14.1 points per game. To date she has tallied 18 steals, 14 assists and 22 rebounds for the Mustangs.

A graduate of John Bowne High School, Brown is majoring in individual studies at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Joan and Wilton Brown of Hollis, New York.

Tarver averaged 14.7 points, five rebounds, five assists, two steals and shot 80 percent (16-for-20) from the free throw line in a 1-2 week for Morrisville State.

Against Penn State Berks on Sunday, Tarver dished out a collegiate best 10 assists, and netted 13 points, hitting 5-of-5 from the charity stripe in the win.

Tarver currently leads the team in scoring (14.0 points per game) and is second on the team in assists (33).
The graduate of Thomas Proctor High School is majoring in individual studies at Morrisville State.
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.