Poly outruns Morrisville State women, 75-64

Poly outruns Morrisville State women, 75-64
MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – SUNY Polytechnic avenged last week's league loss to the Mustangs Wednesday night, running past host Morrisville State College women's basketball with a 75-64 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) final score in Morrisville.

The loss halts a four game winning streak for the Mustangs, as they fall to 12-5 on the year, 7-2 in conference play.

Jordan Anderson (West Edmeston, N.Y.) led Morrisville State's efforts with a double-double performance, her first of the season, after posting 11 points and a game high 12 assists on the night.

Teammate Haley Kilmartin (Fort Plain, N.Y.) notched 13 points to go along with three steals, while Marissa Woodard (Unadilla, N.Y.) added 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the floor.

Charlotte Walker (Middle Island, N.Y.) controlled the boards for the Mustangs, snagging 11, while adding eight points and three assists.

Morrisville State outgained the Wildcats in shooting, hitting 50% from the floor on the night, compared to Poly's 41.8%, but it was the visitors first quarter play that set the tone for the remainder of the contest to collect the win as they led 23-15 after the opening 10.

Stevie Ray led all scorers with 27 points for the Wildcats, 12 of which came in the first quarter, while teammate Khristaijah Jackson added 17. Ryenn Smith rounded out the Poly leading scorers with 10 off the bench.

Morrisville State returns to the court Saturday, traveling to Keuka College for a 1 p.m. NEAC tipoff 

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.