Morrisville State men claim third straight regular season championship title; top seed in upcoming NEAC Tournament

Morrisville State men claim third straight regular season championship title; top seed in upcoming NEAC Tournament

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – For a third straight season, Morrisville State College will enter the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Men's Lacrosse Championship Tournament as the top seed, claiming its third straight regular season title.

Cazenovia College (7-1) enters the tournament as the second seed, with their lone conference loss coming at the hands of the Mustangs in late April. The Wildcats will meet third seed Bryn Athyn College (6-2) on Wednesday, in Cazenovia at 4 p.m.

Morrisville State will meet fourth seeded Keuka College (6-2) Wednesday on the Mustangs home turf, facing off at 5 p.m.

The Mustangs will look to avenge their lone conference loss that came at the hands of the Wolves in late April by a 10-5 final.

Nick Geswaldo (Lafayette, N.Y.) led Morrisville State with four goals in the contest, while Tyler Catalfano (Rochester, N.Y.) registered 12 saves between the pipes.

The winners of the semi-finals will advance to the NEAC Championship Final, scheduled Saturday for 1 p.m. at the highest remaining seed.

Tickets for the Mustang's semi-final Wednesday, will be available an hour prior to face-off at the main gate of the stadium facility at Drake Field. Admission is $4 per adult, $2 per student. Children 12 and under are admitted free.

Live stats and video for the contest will also be available at www.morrisvillestateathletics.com.

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.

 

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