MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women's basketball team completed the weekend with two notches in the win column, finishing with a 71-63 non-conference win over visiting SUNY Delhi Sunday afternoon in Morrisville.
The win lifts the Mustangs to 10-8 overall. Delhi drops to 13-9.
Haley Kilmartin (Fort Plain, N.Y.) paced Morrisville State with 17, adding seven rebounds and four assists, with fellow Mustang Alexis Campbell (Buffalo, N.Y.) adding 16 as she collected five rebounds to go along with five assists.
Tori Rockefeller (Bloomville, N.Y.) contributed 15, all coming from long range.
Savannah Hobbie (South Kortright, N.Y.), for the second time in as many days, again led the Mustangs on the glass, snagging a team high nine as Morrisville State outgained the Broncos 50-37 on the glass.
Morrisville State got a slow start on the afternoon, and after the first quarter trailed the visitors 22-10 before pulling to within five at the end of the first half.
Momentum shifted in the third in favor of the hosts, as they went on a 13-0 run over the final three minutes of the quarter to claim the 58-49 lead after three. Morrisville State outscored Delhi 10-6 in the paint, gained an additional five points off turnovers and tallied eight second chance points to claim the lead.
Delhi was able to pull within three midway through the final frame, before Morrisville State rallied for an 8-0 offensive spurt to regain the double-digit lead with just under two minutes showing on the clock.
Delhi again cut the deficit to within striking distance, but the Mustangs were able to secure the win down the stretch from the free throw line.
Morrisville State returns to the court Wednesday, hosting Route 20 Rival Cazenovia at 7 p.m. 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 & 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.