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Morrisville State women lose by 16 after one-point halftime lead

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– After leading 29-28 at the half, the Mustangs fell behind by 16 points to the SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tigers tonight, ending the game with a final score of 57-41.

The Mustangs possessed an eight-point lead to begin the half with Katrina Brown (Queens, N.Y.) hitting two three-pointers in the first three minutes of play. Morrisville State remained ahead throughout the first half, with SUNY Cobleskill trailing by one at halftime after a jumper from Kaitlin Myers (Dannemora, N.Y.) at the buzzer.

Thirty seconds into the second half, Myers tallied another two points for the Tigers, giving Cobleskill their first lead of the game. With 7:37 left in game-play, the Mustangs trailed by 10. The Fighting Tigers ended the game ahead by 16 and advancing their overall record to 12-4.

Brown put up big numbers tonight scoring 15 points and five rebounds while Tekesha Hanson (Queens, N.Y.) added 16 for the Mustangs along with four rebounds.

Chelcey C. Moore (Albany, N.Y.) tallied 17 for the Fighting Tigers along with 10 rebounds and three assists. Tanayzha Augustine (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) added 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Tigers with Myers and Erin McLaughlin (Queensbury, N.Y.) adding nine points apiece.

The Mustangs return to their home court on Saturday, Feb. 6, against Wilson College at 3 p.m.

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.