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Morrisville State to host 2010 Men's Lacrosse NEAC Championships; Mustangs top seed in tournament

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) office announced late last night that Morrisville State College will serve as the host of the 2010 Men’s Lacrosse Championship Tournament, with the Mustangs earning the top seed.

Morrisville State went undefeated in conference action this season and compiled a 6-0 conference record while posting a program best 11-3 overall record.

Tournament play is scheduled to begin Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. with the first semi-final featuring second seed Medaille College (7-6, 5-1NEAC) against third seed Keuka College (5-8, 4-2 NEAC).

The second semi-final will follow at 7 p.m. with top seed Morrisville State taking on fourth seed SUNY Cobleskill (6-10, 3-3 NEAC).

Winners of both semi-final games will advance to the championship title game scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. at Morrisville State.

All games will be played on Drake Field on the Morrisville State campus. Admission and parking to the event is free.

For more information on the tournament, contact the sports information office at 315-684-6250.

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.