Morrisville State dominates paint, rolls to 73-40 NEAC win over Wilson

Morrisville State dominates paint, rolls to 73-40 NEAC win over Wilson
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Host Morrisville State College women's basketball proved to be no match for visiting Wilson College Saturday afternoon, as the host Mustangs dominated play in the paint en route to the 73-40 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win over the Phoenix in Morrisville.

Morrisville State (11-4, 6-2 NEAC) had four net double-figures, including center Marissa Woodard (Unadilla, N.Y.) who tallied a team high 14 points to go along with nine rebounds on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor.

Woodard was joined by fellow forward Allison Chase (Weedsport, N.Y.) for a 14 point contribution off the bench, and Charlotte Walker (Middle Island, N.Y.) who added 12 points, a team high nine rebounds and six assists.

Haley Kilmartin (Fort Plain, N.Y.) contributed 10 points, with teammate Jordan Anderson (West Edmeston, N.Y.) dishing out a game high 10 assists.

Morrisville State collected 23 points off 23 Wilson miscues, dominating the paint 40-10 over the Phoenix. Thirty of the Mustangs points were contributed in play off the bench.

The Mustangs opened with a 22-7 first quarter lead and didn't look back, increasing the advantage to 17 at the half, 36-19.

The put the game away in the third quarter, outscoring the visitors 25-5.

Morrisville State returns to the court tomorrow, hosting Gallaudet University for a noon NEAC tip in Morrisville. 

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.

 

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