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Salmon named Morrisville State "Athlete of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has named men’s ice hockey forward Matt Salmon (Orillia, ON) the Mustang “Athlete of the Week” for the week ending February 14, 2010.

Salmon led Morrisville State against SUNY Cortland, netting two goals in the 5-0 victory and added another score against nationally ranked Oswego for a weekend total of three goals.

Salmon was recently named the SUNYAC Ice Hockey Rookie of the Week.

To date, Salmon is fifth on the team in scoring, recording eight goals and four assists for the Mustangs.

The 2006 graduate of Twin Lakes Secondary School is majoring in business administration at Morrisville State. He is the son of Kim and Randy Salmon of Orillia, Ontario.

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.