MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Mustangs returned to the ice against Becker College on Saturday afternoon and completed the sweep with a 3-1 win over the visiting Hawks.
The Hawks responded just three minutes into the second period when Gina Beth Manganiello picked up a one-timer off an assist from Claudia Gee, tying the game up at one apiece. However, Megan Kirk (Breezy Point, N.Y.) gave the Mustangs the lead back with a slap shot off of a faceoff win by deWilde. DeWilde would pick up an assist on the play.
The Mustangs continued to pound the Hawks' net with 18-1 shots on goal in the second period. Kanekaroroks McComber (Kahnawake, Quebec) found Stephanie Strymecki (Kelowna, British Colombia) on a give and go for Morrisville's third goal of the game, bringing the score to 3-1 in favor of the Mustangs. DeWilde also picked up an assist on the play.
The Mustangs entered the third period with a 3-1 advantage over the Hawks. Morrisville was able to maintain this advantage for the win.
The Mustangs will continue their conference schedule with a game at Endicott College on February 5th and 6th. Morrisville will return to their home ice for a home series against Stevenson College on February 13th and 14th.
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.