Walker, Fake named Mustang Athletes of the Week

Walker, Fake named Mustang Athletes of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department has announced its weekly award winners, selecting sophomore Charlotte Walker (Middle Island, N.Y.) and rider Jacqueline Fake (Dolgeville, N.Y.) as it's Mustang Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 19.

Walker led the women's basketball team to a 3-0 week within conference play, including a big conference win over Bryn Athyn Saturday to secure their third straight appearance in the NEAC Tournament.

Walker averaged 15 points across three games for the Mustangs, posting a game high 23 in the overtime win on Saturday over the Lions.  She started the week with eight points and five rebounds in the victory over Wells, before adding 14 points and 12 rebounds in the win over Abington on Friday night.  In that same contest she added four assists and three steals, before wrapping up her week with 23 points and seven rebounds against Bryn Athyn.

The sophomore shot 47.4% from the floor on the week, hitting a perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line, while averaging 8.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.7 steals per game.

A graduate of Longwood Central, Walker is majoring in journalism and communication for online media. She is the daughter of Nicole and Corey Walker of Middle Island.

Fake assisted both the hunt seat and western riding teams to reserve and high point team honors during their shows on the weekend.

In the hunt seat show at Skidmore on Saturday, Fake posted a blue ribbon ride in the advanced walk trot canter class, as Morrisville State earned reserve show champion honors for a fourth time on the season.

Her performance carried over to the riding arena at the western barn on Sunday, as she claimed the winning ride in the intermediate western II horsemanship class in the morning show and followed with a second place finish in the afternoon.

The sophomore is majoring in equine science and management at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Linda and Edward Fake of Dolgeville.

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.