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Morrisville State men's lacrosse defeats Cazenovia 18-10, perfect in conference action

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Visiting Morrisville State College men’s lacrosse netted nine fourth quarter goals to hand conference rival Cazenovia College an 18-10 defeat Tuesday afternoon in Cazenovia.

With the win, Morrisville State ends the regular season with an 11-3 overall record and remain undefeated in conference action at 6-0, a program best record. Cazenovia drops to 2-10 overall.

Morrisville State led 9-8 after three quarters before taking control of the contest in the final quarter, outscoring the Wildcats 9-2. Nick Christopoulos (Franklin Lakes, NJ) had three of his total four goals in the final quarter to give Morrisville the edge.

Christopoulos and Tim Bobbett (Cazenovia, NY) each netted four goals to lead the Mustangs, while Adam Lewis (Painted Post, NY) added three and had three assists. Thomas Owens (Cazenovia, NY) had three goals and assisted one, while Dean Priest (Hinesburg, VT) tallied three assists on the afternoon.

Michael Hinchey (Kingston, NY) made three saves in net for the Mustangs.

Cory Tilton led Cazenovia with three goals and four assists while teammate Josh Oliver added three scores.

Alex Ianicello recorded the loss between the pipes for Cazenovia, stopping 13, as Morrisville held the 40-18 advantage in shots.

Morrisville State awaits tournament seeding, which is expected to be announced Tuesday night.

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.