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Morrisville State hunt seat fourth at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College hunt seat equestrian team tallied 35 team points to tie for fourth place overall in team standings at the Cornell University show held Sunday in Ithaca.

Grace Falconer (Port Washington, NY) and Nicole Hallenback (Fonda, NY) qualified for the regional show in the intermediate over fences and novice equitation on the flat classes, respectively.

Three finished in the top spot for the Mustangs, Emma Monte (East Rochester, NY) in intermediate equitation on the flat; Jill Featherly (Hilton, NY) in the novice equitation over fences class and Kathryn Curto (Bohemia, NY) in the novice equitation on the flat class.

The hunt seat team returns to the riding arenas Saturday at Skidmore College.

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.