MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Morrisville State College senior running back, Nick Edmond (Blythe, Calif.) will get one more chance to represent the Mustangs Sunday, as he was selected to play in the FCS National Bowl, taking place at 12:30 p.m. at Daytona Beach, Florida.
The FCS National Bowl is an annual post-season college football all-star game consisting of the top players from college football FCS schools. Select Division III players are invited to complete for either the American or National Teams, in front of numerous NFL and CFL Scouts.
Edmond has been selected for the National Team, and will be coached by Mike Stock, former special teams coach for the Green Bay Packers.
The senior wrapped up his second straight year of 1000+ yards rushing for the Mustangs, appearing in 11 games and averaging 92.4 yards per rushing. Across his career he collected 2402 total yards, accounted for 25 touchdowns in the running game, while adding another 205 yards in receiving. He also threw for 261 yards through the air for three additional scores, and was a two-time Empire 8 All-Conference selection.
"I am proud of Nick and all that he has accomplished here as a Mustang," said head coach Curt Fitzpatrick.
"His toughness and leadership will continue to make and impact on our program for years to come. Through hard work and dedication, he has earned this opportunity to showcase his skills on a national stage against some of the best players in the country."
"I'm excited to watch his performance on Sunday, and hope that it will open doors to future Mustangs who have the talent to compete at the next level."
The contest is set to kick off at 1:30 at the Daytona Beach Stadium. Additional information, complete with rosters and a link to the live action can be found at http://www.fcsbowl.com.
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.