MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State athletics department has announced the selection of Tori Rockefeller (South Kortright, N.Y.) and Chad Stubbs (Pleasant Valley, Utah) as the Mustang Athletes of the Month for action that took place between December 10 and January 7.
Due to the holiday break and limited contest action, the athletics department withheld athlete of the week selection until play resumed in 2019.
Rockefeller led Morrisville State women's basketball's efforts against non-conference opponent Utica College before the holiday break, leading a comeback effort in the second half as she posted a team high 23 points on 46.2% shooting from the floor on the day.
The junior hit four from long range (44.4%) and was perfect from the free throw line on 7-of-7 shots, while adding four rebounds and three assists to her tallies. Rockefeller played nearly every minute of the contest.
Stubbs led Morrisville State men's hockey to a 6-3 non-conference win over Bryn Athyn on December 15, contributing a team best four points behind one goal and three assists, finishing with a +4 on-ice rating.
The senior posted the eventual game winner 18:19 into the second period. He currently leads the Mustangs in scoring (nine goals) and points (14), and has posted two game winners this season.
Weekly honors will resume Monday, Jan. 14.
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 & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.