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Moore named Morrisville State "Athlete of the Week"

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletic department has named men’s lacrosse senior midfielder Tom Moore (Rush, NY) the Mustang “Athlete of the Week” for the week ending May 2, 2010.

Moore was instrumental in a 3-0 week for the Mustangs, compiling two goals and seven assists for nine team points, 30 ground balls, and causing five turnovers as Morrisville State completed the conference schedule with an undefeated record (6-0), winning their first conference championship title over the weekend, and posting a program best 13-3 overall record on the season.

In the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Tournament, Moore posted an assist and 10 ground balls in the semi-final win over SUNY Cobleskill, while causing four turnovers. In the championship win against Medaille, he assisted four goals and picked up another 10 ground balls.

The business administration major at Morrisville State is a 2006 graduate of Rush-Henrietta High School. Moore has been named to the Dean’s List each semester at Morrisville and last season was named to the SUNYAC All-Academic Team and Commissioner’s List for his academic achievements. He is the son of Brenda and George Moore of Rush, New York.

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.