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Morrisville State men's laxers hit 10 win mark with 21-2 rout of Mount Saint Mary College

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s lacrosse team hit a program best record of 10 wins with a 21-2 rout of visiting Mount Saint Mary College Wednesday afternoon on Drake Field in Morrisville.

Morrisville State jumped out to 14-0 lead before the Blue Knights were able to put one on the scoreboard with 23 seconds remaining in the half.

Twelve different players recorded points for the Mustangs in the victory, led by Adam Lewis (Painted Post, NY) with four goals and three assists. Thomas Owens (Cazenovia, NY) netted three goals and assisted three others as teammates Tom Moore (Rush, NY) and Nick Christopoulos (Franklin Lakes, NJ) each added three goals.

Mohammad Attieh (Brooklyn, NY) won 13-of-18 face-offs for the Mustangs, and picked up eight ground balls, while Devin Tokarz (Long Lake, NY) won three face-offs, recording seven ground balls.

Michael Hinchey (Kingston, NY) recorded the win in net, making three saves in the first 28:12 of play, before Brian Finnegan (Austin, TX) saw time in the final 31:48, recording two saves and allowing both goals.

Joe Costello and Nick Findlay each recorded a goal for Mount Saint Mary. Zach Shaw recorded the loss in net, making 16 stops.

Morrisville State returns to the field Saturday, hosting Hamilton College at 1 p.m. on Drake Field.

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.