Anderson repeats as NEAC Defensive Player of the Week

Anderson repeats as NEAC Defensive Player of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced its players of the week for the week ending March 19, naming Morrisville State College senior defender Jordan Anderson (West Edmeston, N.Y.) the Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.

Anderson, tabbed the defensive player of the week for a second straight week, led the Mustangs with six ground balls and two caused turnovers in a 20-3 non-conference defeat of SUNY Maritime on the road Friday.

The senior also added three draw controls and an assist to her tallies in the win.

Anderson currently leads the NEAC in both ground balls (16) and caused turnovers (9).

The reigning NEAC Defensive Player of the Year is a graduate of Unadilla Valley High and is majoring in human performance and health promotion at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Wendy and Steve Anderson of West Edmeston.

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