BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men's soccer team dropped to 1-5 overall Tuesday evening, falling to host Buffalo State College by a 2-0 final in Buffalo.
Morrisville State returns to the pitch Saturday and will look to rebound from the atypical start to the season, opening North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) play against Route 20 Rival Cazenovia College. Kick-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Drake Field in Morrisville, also a celebration of the annual Art Lemery Reunion Weekend for soccer alumni.
Senior Cody Gaines (Hoosick Falls, N.Y.) recorded the loss despite registering five saves in net.
Buffalo State took an early 1-0 lead, heading the corner kick past Gaines in just the fifth minute of the contest. The Bengals secured the win in the 66th minute on a breakaway.
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.