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Six Morrisville State hockey student-athletes earn SUNYAC Academic honors

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Six Morrisville State College ice hockey student-athletes were recently named to the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) All-Academic Team, as announced by conference commissioner Patrick Damore, with two earning top honors on the Commissioner’s List.

To be named to the Commissioner’s List, members must maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average for at least three semesters while competing.

Sophomore Thomas Longland (Dunnville, ON) and senior Joakim Cedin (Spanga, SE) were both named to the Commissioner’s List and All-Academic Team. Longland, a two-sport student-athlete at Morrisville is majoring in sports, nutrition and fitness management. Cedin graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in information technology.

SUNYAC All-Academic Team members must have earned at least a 3.30 grade point average for the semester in which they competed during the sport season.

Senior Andrew Alarie (Carlisle, ON), a graduate of the entrepreneurship and small business management program, and junior Caylin Relkoff (Grand Forks, BC), a human performance and health promotion major, each earned All-Academic honors for the second time in their academic and athletic careers.

Sophomore Mike Will (Lewes, England), a sports, nutrition and fitness management major, along with freshman Gordon Main (Ottawa, ON), a business administration major, were also named to the All-Academic Team.

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.