Morrisville State drops pair on final day in Myrtle Beach

Morrisville State drops pair on final day in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – On the final day of spring training in North Myrtle Beach, the Morrisville State College softball team dropped both contests, the first versus Iowa Wesleyan University by a score of 15-7, and the second to Clarks Summit University with a final score of 8-4.



Game 1:

  • Final Score: Iowa Wesleyan 15, Morrisville 7
  • Location: North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex – Little River, SC
  • Records: Morrisville (0-7), Iowa Wesleyan (7-4)

Game 2:

  • Final Score: Clarks Summit 8, Morrisville 4
  • Location: North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex – Little River, SC
  • Records: Morrisville (0-8), Clarks Summit (1-7)



  • After a scoreless first inning, following eight runs for the visitors in the second, the Mustangs came out with the bats going in the third inning, scoring five of their seven runs. Sophomore Ciera Sprague (Elmira, NY) got things started with a single bunt, and later stealing both second and third bases. Chyne Kennedy (Southwold, Ontario) grounded out to the pitcher, but not before scoring Sprague to put the Mustangs on the scoreboard.
  • Both Paige Williams (Machias, NY) and Meleena Mortimer (Canandaigua, NY) posted doubles, and Emily Vesely (Johnson City, NY) hit her first triple of the season in the third inning, closing in on the visitor lead scoring five runs on six hits.
  • Morrisville punched in two more runs in the fourth inning, but were unable to overcome the Tiger lead. Freshman pitcher, Kellina Murphy (Yonkers, NY) threw the loss for the Mustangs, pitching 4.2 total innings while allowing fifteen total runs, eleven unearned, and collecting a strikeout.
  • Morrisville challenged Clarks Summit in seven total innings in game two, collecting fifteen hits in 35 at-bats. Sprague, Vesely, Mackenzie Lawrence (Greene, NY), and Meleena Mortimer (Canandaigua, NY) all contributed three hits apiece for the Mustangs, with Mortimer and Vesely both slugging triples in the fifth and sixth innings, respectively.
  • Kennedy pitched all 7 innings on the mound for Morrisville, allowing eight runs, five earned, on fourteen hits, while collecting one strikeout on the afternoon.



The Mustangs will host Nazareth College in their home opener this Saturday in a double header, pending field conditions. Games are slated to start at 1:00pm and 3:00pm.


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