MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department has announced its weekly award winners, naming Helena Hanes (St. Mary's, Pa.) and Giovanna Lisi (Marathon, N.Y.) the Mustang Co-Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 23.
Hanes played a key role in a 4-0 week for the Mustangs volleyball team that included a 3-0 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) weekend stint.
Across four matches she collected 11 kills, set up 109 assists (93 in conference play), had four service aces and registered 33 digs and five total blocks.
Hanes posted a match best 45 assists in the 3-2 win over Wells, adding 19 defensive digs, as she accounted for 8.5 points, to secure a third place finish for the Mustangs and playoff bid for the first time in program history.
The sophomore is a graduate of St. Mary's Area High and is majoring in wood products technology at Morrisville State College. Hanes is the daughter of Stephanie and Mike Hanes of St. Mary's.
Lisi, freshman forward for the field hockey team, notched the game winning goal in overtime to give Morrisville State the 1-0 victory over Wilson Sunday afternoon.
Currently tied for second in the NEAC in goals scored (6), Lisi has posted 12 points for the Mustangs in her first collegiate season.
The freshman is a graduate of Marathon High and is majoring in business administration at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Penny and Jim Lisi of Marathon.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.