MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State Field Hockey team defeated the Keuka College Wolves on Saturday afternoon by a score of 2-0.
The Mustangs who have struggled to find the back of the cage for the past week were finally able to break through their offensive slump to flip the script on an opponent. Morrisville registered their second win of the season and their second shutout.
Morrisville and Keuka came out even during the first half. The Wolves drew five penalty corners to the Mustangs' four, but it was Morrisville who would have the advantage with shots and shots on goal in the first half. Neither team could convert their offensive attack into a score, resulting in a 0-0 tie at the end of the first half.
Lauren Kellum (Morrisville, N.Y.) put the Mustangs ahead in the 48th minute with her fifth goal of the season. Elizabeth Leva (Hoosick Falls, N.Y.) picked up the assist.
Kellum struck again for Morrisville, three minutes later as she picked up the unassisted goal, her sixth of the season and the second of the game.
Meredith Koziol (Waterford, N.Y.) picked up her second shutout of the season, recording three saves on the afternoon.
The Mustangs will return home for a 6:00 PM game on Tuesday, October 4 against Houghton as well as a 4:00 PM game on Friday, October 7 against SUNY Geneseo.
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.