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Morrisville State men's lacrosse wins third straight, rolls to 17-2 win over Bard

KINGSTON, NY – Eleven different Morrisville State College men’s lacrosse team members netted goals Saturday evening as the Mustangs cruised to a 17-2 non-conference win over host Bard College at Dietz Stadium in Kingston.

Morrisville State improves to 3-0 while Bard drops to 0-4 overall.

Morrisville State jumped out to a 6-0 lead after the first quarter, and added six additional scores in the second for the 11 goal advantage at halftime. In the third, they increased the lead to 16-1 before adding a final score in the fourth quarter for the 17-2 victory.

Dean Priest (Hinesburg, VT) led Morrisville State with a goal and game high five assists while teammates Nick Christopoulos (Franklin Lakes, NJ), Adam Lewis (Painted Post, NY), Michael Handy (New York, NY), Yohanes Teheste (Bronx, NY), Tim Bobbett (Cazenovia, NY), and Scott LoMonaco (Dallas, TX) each tallied two goals a piece.

Brian Finnegan (Austin, TX) recorded the win in net, saving six and allowing two scores in 45 minutes of play as teammate Michael Hinchey (Kingston, NY) saved three in 15 minutes in net.

Michael Luxemburg saved eight in the loss for Bard.

Morrisville State held the 35-24 advantage in shots over Bard, 51-32 benefit in ground balls, and won 17-of-23 face-offs on the day.

The Mustangs return to the field Monday afternoon, hosting SUNY Potsdam at 4 p.m. on Drake Field on the Morrisville State campus.

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.