Mustang Ice Hockey
M o r r i s v i l l e s t a t e C o l l e g e M o r r i s v i l l e s t a t e C o l l e g e
State University of New York State University of New York
College of Agriculture and Technology College of Agriculture and Technology
Academic Majors Morrisville State Mustangs
Baccalaureate degree programs are listed, followed by related associate Morrisville State College, a residential college located approximately 30
degree programs. miles between the cities of Syracuse and Utica in Central New York, offers
Agricultural Business Development the total college experience. The college allows students to experience the
Related Associate Degree: A wide range in agricultural fields availability of a balance of activities both in and out of the classroom. The
Automotive Technology athletic program at Morrisville State administers 16 intercollegiate athletic
teams and a full schedule of intramural athletic opportunities.
Related Associate Degree: Automotive Technology
Automotive Technology Management
Our athletes have contributed to our long-standing success as an institution
Related Associate Degree: Automotive Technology
and have brought home a number of regional and national titles. Many of
Business Administration the college’s athletes have been named All-Americans.
Related Associate Degree: Any Associate Degree
Criminal Justice At Morrisville State College, athletes will find outstanding facilities and
Related Associate Degree: Criminal Justice
equipment. A dedicated staff of coaches and trainers act as mentors. The
Dairy Management college also offers free tutoring for all students.
Related Associate Degrees: Animal Science—Dairy, Agricultural Business,
In 2009, Morrisville State College became an active Division III member
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Related Associate Degrees: Any Associate Degree
Related Associate Degrees: Equine Science and Management, Equine Racing
Horticulture Business Management Ice Hockey
Related Associate Degree: Horticulture The Mustangs ice hockey team was initiated in the fall of 1997 and quickly
Human Performance and Health Promotion became the dominate program in National Junior Collegiate hockey
Related Associate Degree: Sports, Nutrition and Fitness Management within the United States since the 2000 season. In eight years of NJCAA
Information Technology— competition, the Mustangs won four National Championships (02, 04, 05,
Applications Software Development 06), five EJCHL Championships, and participated in five straight National
Championship games from 2002-2006. In the 2006-07 season, Morrisville
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State moved to the NCAA level as an independent team in Division III,
About Morrisville Information Technology—Technology Management
and began league play in the SUNYAC in 2007-08. Looking ahead to 2009-
2010, Morrisville State looks to become a fully accredited member of the
Morrisville State College, located in Central New York, offers bachelor Network Administration NCAA at the Division III level.
degrees and a wide variety of associate degrees and options. Considered Web Development
to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for Related Associate Degrees: Computer Information Systems, Computer The SUNYAC Conference, one of the deepest and most competitive ice
its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the Systems Technology, Office Technology, Business Administration, Accounting hockey leagues in the nation at the Division III level, includes traditional
college was the first in the nation to comprehensively replace telephones (relate to all Information Technology degrees above) rivals SUNY Cortland, Brockport, Potsdam, Plattsburgh (2008 NCAA
in residence halls with individual cellular phones for students. Morrisville Journalism & Communication Online Media Finalist), Oswego (2007 NCAA Champion), Fredonia, Geneseo and
State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation Related Associate Degree: Journalism Technology Buffalo State.
for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine. The Morrisville State Nursing
College Norwich Campus offers programs in business, technologies, liberal Related Associate Degree: Nursing The ice hockey team practices and plays home games at the Morrisville
arts/education transfer, and nursing to Chenango County area residents Renewable Resources State College IcePlex, an on-campus state of the art twin rink facility. The
and employers. Related Associate Degrees: Natural Resources Conservation, Aquaculture IcePlex houses the Mustang locker room with adjoining traning room, a
and Aquatic Science friend’s room and player lounge, a pro shop and snack bar, and has room
To be eligible for NCAA competition, all student-athletes must be enrolled Resort and Recreation Service Management: for 1,000 screaming fans.
in a program leading to a baccalaureate degree and have taken the SAT Related Associate Degrees: Food Service Administration,
exam. Gaming and Casino Management, Restaurant Management, The Mustang hockey program looks to carry on the outstanding winning
Travel and Tourism: Hospitality Management tradition as it made the transition to the NCAA Division III ranks as a
member of the formidable SUNYAC conference.
MSC Facts & Stats
Science, Technology and Society:
Related Associate Degrees: Any Associate Degree
Students in all majors: 3,338
Percent male students: 60
Percent female students: 40
Number of active clubs and organizations: 40+
Outstanding athletic facilities including three gymnasiums, fitness center,
IcePlex ice hockey rink, recreation center.
Several Intramural athletic leagues, tournaments and events and over 70
hours of informal open athletic recreation time is scheduled weekly.
Six on-campus dining areas and a variety of meal plan options.
Nextel cellular phones for resident students.
For more information visit www.morrisville.edu or call 800.258.0111
an equal-opportunity institution
Brian Grady enters his third season as head coach of the
Morrisville State College Ice Hockey program in the fall of 2009. About Morrisville State
The Mustangs posted an overall record of 5-19-1 in 2008-2009 Assistant Coach Students at Morrisville State College choose from bachelor and associate
degrees in more than 70 majors and options in the Schools of Agriculture
and were 1-14-1 in SUNYAC play. Grady came to Morrisville State Kevin Krogol enters his first season as assistant coach of
and Natural Resources, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.
from St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Mass., where he served the Morrisville State College Ice Hockey program in the fall Approximately 50 degree programs are ThinkPad University curricula
as the Assistant Director of Athletics and head ice hockey coach of 2008. Krogol will work specifically with the forwards where the use of laptop computers is fully integrated into academic life.
from 2005-2007. and penalty kill situations on ice, in addition to his duties of
recruiting, scouting, video breakdown and analysis, academic With 3,338 students, Morrisville offers an environment which encourages
In two seasons, Grady has compiled an overall 10-39-1 record, coordination, strength training and development, and all facets class participation and exploration and provides students with the
2-29-1 in SUNYAC play. of coaching and team preparation for the Mustangs hockey opportunity to grow intellectually and personally. The student-to-faculty
program. ratio at Morrisville is low, providing students with an opportune learning
Grady spent the 2004-2005 season as the Assistant Men’s ice environment. Morrisville State College’s academic programs include general
hockey coach at Hamilton College, working with forwards and Krogol played college hockey for ECAC West power Utica eucation electives as well as courses in students’ field of concentration.
power play special teams, while assisting legendary head coach, and College Pioneers as a forward from 2003 – 2007, serving as
his father, Phil Grady, with all facets of recruiting, coaching and captain in his final season. In four years, Krogol tallied 19 goals Admission In the spring of 2006, ground was broken on a $2 million renovation
team preparation. Morrisville State College accepts students on a rolling admission basis.
and 12 assists in 78 games, earning ECAC West All-Academic and expansion of the college’s Recreational Center. This project,
Requirements for admission to academic programs vary. SAT and ACT complete in January 2007, brought an artificial surfaced field house
honors in 2005. Utica made appearances in the ECAC West
exams are required for students applying to bachelor degree programs. On- to campus. The renovated Recreation Center also features a new
Prior to joining the hockey staff at Hamilton, he briefly served as playoffs for four straight seasons (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) campus interviews are recommended. athletic training room, which will has the ability to serve athletes’
the Assistant Director of ice hockey for Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers, during Krogol’s years with the Pioneers, winning the ECAC
a premier amateur sport facility in Manhattan. daily needs as well as rehabilitative needs following injury. It will be
West Regular Season Championship in 2005. Financial Aid equipped with a variety of whirlpools and strength equipment and
Morrisville State awards finiancial aid on the basis of need. More than machines. The facility also contains a new laundry and equipment
Grady spent the 2002-2003 season as a Graduate Assistant hockey A native of Livonia, Mich., Krogol spent four seasons playing 85 percent of the student body receives financial aid in the form of room, wrestling room, locker rooms for men and women and several
coach at the University of Maine, an NCAA Division I and junior hockey in the North American Hockey League, first with scholarships, grants, loans or an on-campus job. Many students participate Athletic Department staff/support offices. The Recreation Center
Hockey East powerhouse that reached the NCAA “Elite Eight” the Danville Wings (Danville, Ill.) and then with the Soo Indians in state and federal programs such as Pell and TAP grants. also provides an indoor 200m track.
that same year. (Sault Ste Marie, Mich.), from
2001 – 2003. In all, Krogol has been a member of a National Residential Life Future plans are to renovate and expand the college’s fitness and
Prior to moving to Maine, Grady spent two years at the Salisbury Eleven residence halls offer a variety of living arrangements for students and a
Championship team, three Michigan State championship teams, wellness center located in the STUAC. The fitness center currently
variety of dining facilties provide different meal options. Residence halls pro-
School in Connecticut, from 2000-2002, as a history teacher and two state runner-up teams at the minor level and one National features a variety of weight training machines, treadmills, steppers,
vide an opportunity for autonomy and affiliation in a supportive environment
football, hockey, and baseball coach. Championship team at the and serve as centers for organized social, cultural and educational activities.
elliptical trainers and other aerobic machines. The area reserved for
junior level. these activities will be expanded as part of the upcoming STUAC
The Clinton, NY native played hockey and baseball at Hamilton Each residence hall offers study and recreational lounges, laundry facilities, renovation. The current fitness center also contains a hardwood
College from 1996-2000 and was a four year letter winner in each Krogol has been instrumental in serving as a coach, instructor, wired and wireless computer access and a variety of vending machines. Each aerobics room. STUAC houses the main gymnasium (seated capacity
sport. In his senior year with the Continentals, he served as team room is furnished with desks and chairs, beds, dressers, floor lamps and 1,200), an auxiliary equipment/laundry room, Athletic Department
and volunteer at several hockey camps, clinics and schools
cable hookup. staff offices, and additional men’s and women’s locker rooms. STUAC
captain and helped lead the team to the NESCAC Semifinals throughout North America, working with the Thunderbird
renovations, complete in the fall of 2006, brought a new food court
before losing to eventual National Champions, Middlebury Hockey School in Melvindale, Mich. and the Heenan Hockey
There is always something to do on campus with more than 40 clubs and and lounge to the student center to better serve all students.
College. Grady was named the recipient of the college’s prestigious School in Utica as a clinician. organizations, campus social activities as well as dramatic and musical pro-
“Kiwanis Award” for outstanding athletic achievement and the ductions.
hockey program’s “Sellers Award” for leadership and inspiration, Krogol received his B.S. degree in social sciences with a
and was also named to the East team for the NCAA Division III marketing concentration from Utica College in 2007 and
Senior All-Star game. In 1999 and again in 2000, he was named
the baseball team’s captain and most valuable player, earning All-
currently resides in Utica. Athletic Facilities
Morrisville State College has a variety of excellent athletic facilities
NESCAC League First Team honors as a senior. Grady graduated designed to cultivate physical achievement and well-being, both among
with a B.A. in History from Hamilton in 2000 and is a pursuing his
intercollegiate athletes and the campus community.
M.A. in Communication Studies from The University of Maine.
Prospective student-athletes are encouraged to contact the The Morrisville State College IcePlex houses two regulation-sized rinks
Grady continues to be active in the community, serving as Mustang Hockey Office. and serves as home ice for the men’s hockey team. Several community
Assistant Director of both the Hamilton College and University organizations also call the IcePlex home. Within the twin-rink ice complex
of Maine summer hockey schools, while serving on the Central Coach Grady are classrooms that provide hands-on training, a first-aid room, 11 locker
Region Ice Hockey Selection Committee for the Empire State Phone: 315.684.6488 rooms, offices, a game room, pizza and sub shop and a pro shop.
Games and New York State Select Ice Hockey Festivals. He is Fax: 315.684.6672
E-mail: gradyBA@morrisville.edu The college’s outdoor facilities include a synthetic 400-meter track, six
an on-ice evaluator for the National Hockey Training Camp in
outdoor tennis courts, and athletic fields for football, field hockey, soccer,
Gorham, Maine and serves as an on-ice director of the National Coach Krogol softball and lacrosse.
Collegiate Development Camp at Princeton University. Phone: 315.684.6741
Fax: 315.684.6672 Full-time athletic trainers are available to athletes for care and prevention
Grady and his wife Traci are the proud parents of a daughter, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org of athletic injuries. An orthopedic doctor reports to campus once a week
Madilynne. They reside in Clinton. to evaluate athletes’ injuries. The trainer is associated with the Hamilton
Orthopaedic Office located 10 minutes from Morrisville State College.