Morrisville State women tripped up on the road, fall to Abington 16-12

Morrisville State women tripped up on the road, fall to Abington 16-12

ABINGTON, PA – Visiting Morrisville State College suffered a 16-12 setback on the road Sunday, falling to host Penn St. Abington in North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) action in Abington.

The loss drops Morrisville State to 104 overall, 7-1 in conference action. Abington improves to 10-1, upping their conference record to 6-1.

Gianna Branca (Camillus, N.Y.) led the Mustangs with four goals, assisting one, while teammates Chelsea McNeal (Ithaca, N.Y.), Jillian Hughes (Brookfield, N.Y.) and Celia Abbott (Shortsville, N.Y.) each added two.

Kallie George (Tully, N.Y.) recorded the loss in net, saving 11.

Morrisville State led 6-5 at the break before Abington found the back of the net 11 times in the second half to collect the win.

Jordan Anderson (West Edmeston, N.Y.) contributed to the Mustang efforts, causing five turnovers and picking up three ground balls, while collecting seven draw controls and adding a score of her own.

Morrisville State will have a non-conference bout with Hartwick College on Wednesday before wrapping up the regular season with a final NEAC contest against Lancaster Bible College on Friday.

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