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Morrisville State men's lax handed 17-5 loss from Hamilton

Written by: Heather Foster, Sports Information Student Assistant
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.– The Hamilton College Continentals put an end to Morrisville State men’s lax five-game winning streak today, beating the Mustangs with a final score of 17-5.

The Mustangs were first on the board with a goal from Tom Moore (Rush, NY) assisted by Devon Maxwell (Culver City, CA) less than two minutes into the game. At 11:10, Nick Christopoulos (Franklin Lakes, NJ) added another for the Mustangs, assisted by Moore, extending their lead to 2-0.

Henry Burchenal (Summit, NJ) netted the first of seven consecutive Hamilton goals, assisted by Jon Leanos (Long Valley, NJ), putting the Continentals down by one. With two unassisted goals from Paul Armideo (Homer, NY) and another from Burchenal assisted by Stephen Lefebvre (Niskayuna, NY), the Continentals took the lead with a score of 4-2 at end the first quarter.

At the start of the second quarter, Hamilton’s Frank Holiber (Chappaque, NY) added another for the Continentals, assisted by Leanos. With 54 seconds left in the quarter, Christopoulos netted Morrisville’s third goal of the game, putting the Mustangs down by four.

The Mustangs netted a total of three goals past goalie Max Vaikus (Hingham, MA) and two against Garrett Akie (Sherborn, MA). Christopoulos scored two for the Mustangs along with Moore, Bobbett and Thomas Owens (Cazenovia, NY) who netted one apiece. Eric Stein (Oswego, NY) won 15 face-offs and caused two turnovers for the Mustangs and keeper Michael Hinchey (Kingston, NY) tallied 12 saves.

Armideo netted five goals against the Mustangs with Burchenal close behind recording three.

The Mustangs return to the field on Tuesday, April 27, playing at and against Cazenovia College at 4 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.