Morrisville State men struggle in road affair with Dickinson  

Morrisville State men struggle in road affair with Dickinson   


MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men's soccer team struggled Saturday evening, as they dropped an 8-2 non-conference decision to Dickinson University in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

The loss is the second for the Mustangs in as many days, as they drop to 0-2.

Dickinson jumped out to a 3-0 lead midway through the opening half, adding another in the 33rd minute before senior midfielder Jose Figueroa (Boston, Mass.) notched an unassisted tally to put the Mustangs on the board at the 40:57 mark to send the game into the break with a 4-1 Morrisville State deficit.

In the second, Dickinson posted back to back tallies in the 52nd and 53rd minute, before Kossi Philippe Nodjo (New York City, N.Y.) posted a second Morrisville State score at 58:06 off an assist from Julian Rodriguez (Bronx, N.Y.).

Dickinson added two final tallies en route to the win.

Cody Welkey (North Rose, N.Y.) registered seven saves in the loss for the Mustangs.

Morrisville State returns to the field next Friday, traveling to SUNY Geneseo for a 7 p.m. start.

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