MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College women's soccer team cruised to a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory Tuesday night, topping visiting SUNY Cobleskill by a 5-0 final on Drake Field in Morrisville.
The win lifts Morrisville State to 4-8-1 overall, 4-2-1 within conference play. Cobleskill drops to 0-13 (0-6) on the year.
Midway through the opening half, Morrisville State freshman Jessica McGee (Lebanon, Conn.) broke through with the first tally for the hosts on the night, putting away the feed from Kelly Brennan (Sauquoit, N.Y.) for the 1-0 host lead in the 22nd minute.
Shay Franklin (North Norwich, N.Y.) extended the lead at the 42:07 mark for the Mustangs, sending the game into the halftime break with a 2-0 Morrisville State advantage.
Within an eight minute span, Morrisville State expanded its lead to five, with Brennan kicking off the three goal spurt with an unassisted score at 50:36.
Senior back Johna Cusworth (Mohawk, N.Y.) collected her first collegiate score nearly two minutes later to give the Mustangs the four goal advantage, before Madison Shoemaker (Caledonia, N.Y.) added another host goal at 58:33 to make it a 5-0 game.
Samantha Springstead recorded the loss in net for Cobleskill, turning away 15 as Morrisville State held the commanding 44-0 advantage in shots on the night.
Brooke Terrier (Hubbardsville, N.Y.) registered no saves in the win for the Mustangs.
Morrisville State returns to the field Saturday, traveling to Wilson College.
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.