MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College released its 2017 men's soccer schedule, featuring a full line-up of non-conference and North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) competition.
Head coach Kyle Graves (83-38-13 overall record, 7 years) returns to the pitch for an eighth season, and will quickly prep the Mustangs for their season opener on Friday, September 1st, as Morrisville State heads to Elizabethtown for the Red Devil Classic.
Wasting no time, they return to the field against Dickinson the following day in Elizabethtown, before making the trek to Geneseo for a non-conference battle with the Knights on the 8th.
The Mustangs waste no time in returning to the field Wednesday to kick off their home schedule, starting off with a battle against nearby Utica College on the 13th on Drake Field on the Morrisville State campus.
Morrisville State will host SUNYAC member, Oswego State, on the 16th before heading west along the thruway to battle the Bengals of Buffalo State on the 19th, serving as a final tune-up to the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) opener against Route 20 Rival, Cazenovia College, on the 23rd.
The Mustangs, who will look to defend their conference title, will wrap up September with two straight road conference contests; the first against Keuka College on the 27th and Wells on the 30th.
Morrisville State will resume play on October 7 with a conference bout with Penn St. Berks, the first of a five-game home stretch, before facing Bryan Athyn on the 8th.
Penn College rolls into town on the 14th, and the Mustangs host SUNY Cobleskill in the home finale on the 17th, hitting the road for the remainder of the regular season schedule.
Morrisville State will take to the road for against Wilson College on the 21st, followed by Lancaster Bible on the 22nd, before wrapping up the five day, three-game stretch with a battle with crosstown rival SUNY Polytechnic on the 25th.
For complete up-to-date schedule information, visit the college's athletic web site 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.