MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Freshman midfielder Grace Hanehan (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) scored twice and added an assist to lead the Morrisville State field hockey team to a 3-0 victory over North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) opponent Wells College Saturday evening in Morrisville, sending the senior class off with a victory as they took the field for the final time in the Mustang Valley.
- Final Score: Morrisville 3, Wells College 0 (halftime: 0-0)
- Location: Drake Field, Morrisville, N.Y.
- Records: Morrisville State 2-13, 2-1 NEAC; Wells College 1-13, 1-2 NEAC
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Freshman Grace Hanehan (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) got the Mustangs on the board at the 44:24 mark in the second half, netting the rifle shot from the top of the circle to give the hosts the 1-0 lead.
- Hanehan added a second tally at 52:37, her seventh goal of the season, collecting the rebound and smashing it into the back of the boards from about 10 yards out.
- Heather Cummings (Akron, N.Y.) extended the lead for Morrisville State at 56:23, sweeping in the cross from Hanehan at the right.
- Freshman goalkeeper Morgan Dueber (Owego, N.Y.) recorded her first collegiate shut out, turning away three, as Morrisville State held the 27-4 advantage in shots on the night.
- The Mustangs dominated play in the circle, outgaining the Express in penalty corners 9-2.
- Morrisville State returns to the field next Friday, traveling to Houghton College for a non-conference bout before wrapping up the 2018 season with a home Halloween contest against Sage College.
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.