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Seventeen student-athletes named NEAC Scholar-Athletes

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) recently announced its 2009-10 Scholar-Athlete recipients, with 17 Morrisville State College student-athletes receiving the honor.

To be named a scholar-athlete, students must achieve a GPA of 3.4 or higher for the fall and spring semesters combined while participating in a NEAC sponsored sport.

The following Mustang student-athletes were honored:

Tim Benedict (Caledonia, NY) Men’s Soccer
Matt Benjamin (Chittenango, NY) Men’s Cross Country
Amanda Britton (Cazenovia, NY) Volleyball
Kelcie Degenfelder (Collins, NY) Women’s Cross Country
Nicole Geier (Mayfield, NY) Softball
Laura Hanehan (Saratoga Springs, NY) Women’s Soccer
Adam Houck (Vernon Center, NY) Men’s Cross Country
Casandra Kimbrell (Croghan, NY) Volleyball
Edgar Linian (Brooklyn, NY) Men’s Cross Country
Thomas Longland (Dunnville, ON) Men’s Lacrosse
Ben Lott (Seneca Falls, NY) Men’s Soccer
Jenna March (Munnsville, NY) Women’s Basketball
Jennifer May (Rochester, NY) Women’s Lacrosse
Stephanie Page (Nunda, NY) Women’s Cross Country
Elizabeth Peck (Antwerp, NY) Women’s Cross Country & Lacrosse
Nicole Wright (Dryden, NY) Volleyball
Jessica Yates (North Rose, NY) Women’s Soccer & Softball

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.