Morrisville State men bounce back with 5-1 win over Eagles

Morrisville State men bounce back with 5-1 win over Eagles

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – The Mustangs came out of the gates rolling after scoring the first two goals of the game Sunday afternoon, defeating The College of St. Elizabeth 5-1. Seven players recorded at least one point in the victory, as Morrisville State improves to 5-4-1 on the season.   

THE BASICS

  • Final Score: Morrisville 5, The College of St. Elizabeth 1
  • Location: Soccer Field  – Morristown, NJ
  • Records: Morrisville (5-4-1), (4-1-0) NEAC, College of St. Elizabeth (2-9-0), (0-6-0) NEAC

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Morrisville State took the early 1-0 lead 13' in to the first half when sophomore defender, Moe Win (Utica, NY) took advantage of an Eagles turnover and notched his first goal of the season.
  • Sophomore midfielder, Puan Aung (Utica, NY) crossed a deep ball to a waiting, Jack Gardiner (Florida, NY) who doubled the lead, sending the Mustangs into the locker room up 2-0. The goal marked the freshman's second score of the season.
  • The pressure continued in the second half when freshman forward, Teo Chavez (Bronx, NY) netted an unassisted goal off of an Eagle turnover in front of the goal.
  • The College of St. Elizabeth cut the deficit with an unassisted goal in the 62', but the Mustangs added two more goals later in the second half to secure the win. Junior forward, Kossi Philippe Nodjo (New York City, NY) recorded his first goal of the season off of a cross from Win in the 64'.
  • Freshman midfielder, Kalifa Kouyate (Bronx, NY) rounded out the scoring for Morrisville State when he launched a deep ball from 25 yards out, connecting with the back of the net. The goal was Kouyate's first score of his collegiate career.
  • Cody Welkley (North Rose, NY) collected the win in goal for the Mustangs, registering 3 saves in 90' of play.

WHAT'S NEXT

Morrisville State returns to play this Wednesday when they travel to SUNY Cobleskill for a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) contest at 4:00pm.

 

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.

 

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