BUFFALO, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly Wildcats have advanced to the NEAC Final with a 3-0 win over Penn State Altoona on Saturday (25-21, 25-22, 25-21). The Wildcats hit .287 en route to the win and had three players hit better than .300 and had three with double digit kills.
GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The NEAC announced the Men's Volleyball All-Conference Selections on Thursday. SUNY Poly was well represented in the voting. Senior A.J. Davids (Hilton, N.Y.) and Sophomore Zach Goggin (Feeding Hills, Mass.) were voted to the NEAC All-Conference First Team, and Junior Nick Hagen (Hilton, N.Y.) was voted to the NEAC All-Conference Third Team.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball finished their regular season on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Keuka College (25-22, 25-20, 25-20). The Wildcats, who already clinched a playoff spot, are now the number two seed in the NEAC Championship Tournament based on a tie-breaker with Penn State Altoona.
GANSEVOORT, N.Y. – SUNY Poly men’s volleyball player A.J. Davids (Hilton, N.Y.) has been named the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of March 21st - 27th. An excerpt from the NEAC press release announcing this week’s award winners can be found below.
AURORA, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly Wildcats clinched a spot in the NEAC Championship Tournament on Thursday with a 3-1 win over Wells (25-22, 25-23, 8-25, 26-24). The win places SUNY Poly firmly in the third place position which will likely lead to a match-up with Penn State Altoona in the first round of the tournament which will be hosted by NEAC Regular Season Champions; Medaille College.
MARCY, N.Y. - The Wildcats played host to Cal Lutheran on Monday night at the Wildcat Field House. Despite going up 2-0 in the first two sets, the Wildcats were unable to seal the deal and dropped the next three sets to the Kingsmen. The final line score for the match was (25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 19-25, 12-15).
ALTOONA, PA. - The SUNY Poly Wildcats traveled to Altoona this past weekend to compete in their last NEAC pool play event of the season. The Wildcats went 2-1 in the three match set earning wins against Lancaster Bible and Wilson, but dropping a match to host Penn State Atoona.
MARCY, N.Y. - SUNY Poly hosted a NEAC Pool Play Event this past weekend. The teams in attendance were Medaille, D’Youville, Hilbert, Keuka, and Wells. The Wildcats lost their first two matches to Medaille 3-1 and to Hilbert 3-2, but bounced back to take the third match 3-1 over D’Youville.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team hosted the Wells College Express on Tuesday for a NEAC Conference matchup. The Wildcats won in straight sets (25-20, 25-22, 25-21) over the Express thanks to some great hitting by the Wildcats who hit .352 as a team. While all the matches were close between the two teams, the Wildcats had a clear edge statistically. SUNY Poly registered 52 kills to the Express’s 33, and took 30 more swings on the offensive.
ELMIRA, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team traveled to Elmira on Saturday to take on Rivier and Elmira in two non-conference matches. The men did not fare well in their matchups; dropping both matches. The first match against Rivier went four sets (21-25, 23-25, 25-22, 17-25) and the second against Elmira went just three (23-15, 21-25, 19-25).
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team had their first taste of NEAC Conference matches this weekend with a three match series against D’Youville, Medaille, and Hilbert. The Wildcats emerged 2-1, defeating D’Youville and Hilbert, but losing to first place Medaille. With the two wins, the Wildcats sit in third place in the NEAC.
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team traveled to New Paltz on Friday to square off with the Hawks in a non-conference match. The Wildcats took the loss in the match against a very talented New Paltz team 0-3 (12-25, 16-25, 19-25).
GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference has named SUNY Poly’s Zach Goggin its Men’s Volleyball Student Athlete of the Week for the week of January 25-31. Below is an excerpt from the NEAC’s press release announcing the award winners.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly Wildcats hosted a quad-match on Saturday at the Wildcat Field House. Teams in attendance were Wells, Regis, and Newbury. The Wildcats squared off with Newbury and Regis in their two matches and emerged with a win in each. The Wildcats won in three sets against Newbury (25-18, 25-15, 25-20) and in four sets against Regis (26-28, 25-17, 28-26, 25-15).
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team traveled to Keuka College on Friday for a tournament matchup with Penn State Beherend. The Wildcats had their hands full with a streaky Nittany Lions team that would take them to five sets. The Wildcats would emerge with the win after the nearly two hour match 3-2 (25-14, 21-25, 25-16, 22-25, 15-9).
ALBANY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team traveled to Albany to take on the Sage College Gators on Wednesday. The Wildcats would come away with a 3-0 win going 25-11, 25-21, 25-21. The Wildcats hit a very effective .269 as a team in the match.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team hosted the 2016 Wildcat Invitational this past weekend. Nine teams were in attendance for the two day event. Each team played four matches on the three court setup of the Wildcat Field House. SUNY Poly went 2-2 in their four matches, winning against Bard and Elms, and losing to Vassar and Kean.