COBLESKILL, N.Y. – SUNY Cobleskill battled back from a four point deficit at the break, and used a 58.8% shooting effort from the floor in the third quarter to get by visiting Morrisville State College women's basketball 64-56 in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) action Wednesday night in Cobleskill.
The loss drops the Mustangs to 4-3 overall, 2-1 in conference play.
Tori Rockefeller (Bloomsville, N.Y.) led the Morrisville State efforts with a 14 point performance off the bench, adding two steals and three rebounds, as she hit 4-of-8 from beyond the arc.
Jordan Anderson (West Edmeston, N.Y.) added 13 points to go along with five rebounds and four assists, while teammate Charlotte Walker (Middle Island, N.Y.) contributed 10 points to round out the Mustang leaderboard.
Cobleskill's Shelby Preston led all scorers on the night with a double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds, as the Fighting Tigers dominated the glass, outrebounding the visitors 52-39.
Morrisville State led 25-21 at the break, before Cobleskill outgained the Mustangs 25 to 15 in the third to gain control of the contest.
The Mustangs return to the court Friday, hosting Utica College at 6 p.m. for a non-league match on Morrisville State's home court.
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.