Morrisville tops Norwich in Three Sets at Home Tournament

Morrisville tops Norwich in Three Sets at Home Tournament

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State Women's Volleyball team rode a dominant hitting performance from Kirsten Florio (Wellsboro, Pa.) to a three-set victory (25-8, 25-7, 25-20) over the visiting Cadets from Norwich University. 

The Mustangs displayed an efficient offense in the first two sets, putting away 22 kills with just three errors. K. Florio was nearly perfect, converting 10 of her attempts into 8 kills in three sets of work. 

Morrisville's serve game set up the efficient offense as Amelia Baratier (Liverpool, N.Y.) served for eight straight points, including 2 aces. Morgan Florio (Wellsboro, Pa.) contributed as well, throughout the match notching 3 aces of her own. 

No Mustang recorded double digit kills, however eight different players picked up at least one kill to contribute to the team's effort.  Kim Dunkleman (Williamsville, N.Y.) continued to dish out assists, picking up 13 in only two sets of work when she gave way to M. Florio in the third set. 

The Mustangs will wrap up their weekend in the nightcap of their home tournament on Sunday at 7 PM against Oswego State. 

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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