Jones-Maxwell, Johnson named Mustang Athletes of the Week


By Brandy Thurston, Director of Sports Information

(Morrisville, NY – Oct. 13, 2011) The Morrisville State College athletic department has named freshman Tiffany Jones-Maxwell (Hamilton, NY) and sophomore Lemar Johnson (Ossining, NY) the Mustang Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 9.

Jones-Maxwell, outside hitter, led the women’s volleyball team to a 1-3 record at the Oswego State Laker Invitational over the weekend, recording a collegiate best 25 kills in the 3-2 win over Oswego on Friday. On the weekend she tallied 38 total kills, an assist, seven defensive digs, and seven solo blocks, earning All-Tournament Team honors.

Currently leading the team with kills (125), Jones-Maxwell is the Mustangs main force at the net, compiling 33 total blocks on the season.

The 2011 graduate of Hamilton High is majoring in individual studies at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Christy Jones-Maxwell and Robert Maxwell of Hamilton.

Johnson, quarterback for the Mustangs football team, led Morrisville State to its first conference win of the 2011 season, recording a collegiate best 194 yards passing on 18-of-27 attempts for two touchdowns, adding 78 yards and a score (24-yard rushing tally) on the ground in the 35-21 victory over Western Connecticut State on Saturday.

In the victory, Johnson accounted for 272 of the Mustangs 464 total yards. To date on the season he has completed 57-of-112 passes for 651 yards and six touchdowns, added 189 yards and three scores on the ground, to lead the team in total offense (168.0 yards per game).

The graduate of Ossining High is majoring in individual studies at Morrisville State. He is the son of Esther Barrett of Ossining.



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