Gansevoort, NY – The Morrisville State College men’s lacrosse team learned today of their selection to participate in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Mid-Atlantic Championship Tournament. The selection marks the first time in the history of the program that Morrisville State has received a berth to the ECAC Championships.
Morrisville State (13-3), seeded fourth overall in the region, will face familiar rival and fifth seeded Medaille College (8-8), on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. on Drake Field in Morrisville.
The two meet for the third time this season, last seeing each other in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship game just a week ago, in which Morrisville State won 14-11. The Mustangs topped the Mavericks 16-9 in the initial meeting in late March.
The winner of the quarterfinal will advance to the semi-final round, facing top seed Kean University (12-6) in Union, New Jersey on Saturday, May 15 at 4 p.m.
The first semi-final features second seed Farmingdale State (11-6) against third seed Richard Stockton (6-6) at 1 p.m.
The championship will be played on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Morrisville State College offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.
The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.