LANCASTER PA. - The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball season ended on Saturday in the NEAC Championship Semi-final game against Wells. The Wildcats lost the game 3-0 to Wells in the game 15-25, 20-25, 25-27. The Wildcats 2019 season was one that will be remembered for the record-breaking performances and impressive milestones that were reached.
GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference has announced the 2019 NEAC All-Conference Teams and Individual Award Winners for men’s volleyball. The SUNY Poly Wildcats had an Individual Award Winner and Four NEAC All-Conference selections. Brian Malsan (Slingerlands, N.Y.) was named the NEAC Defensive Player of the Year and was All-Conference First Team. Piotr Kasza (Queens, N.Y.) was also voted NEAC All-Conference First Team. Max Szuba (Irondequoit, N.Y.) and Donovan Suguitan (Clifton Park, N.Y.) were both named to the NEAC All-Conference Second Team.
AURORA, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's volleyball team lost to Wells College on Saturday in straight sets 25-11, 25-19, 25-13. The Wildcats did not hit well in the game hitting just .139 as a team while Wells College was efficient, hitting .538 to earn the win. The game had some seating implications for the North Eastern Athletic Conference postseason, but the Wildcats and Wells Express were destined to meet in the first round of the playoffs regardless. With the loss, the Wildcats are the three seed while Wells earns the two seed. The NEAC postseason will be hosted by Lancaster Bible starting on Saturday, April 13th.
KEUKA PARK, N.Y. - SUNY poly men's volleyball team earned a 3-0 win on the road at Keuka College in North Eastern Athletic Conference play on Friday. The Wildcats took the first set 26-24, the second set 25-22, and the third set 25-21. The Wildcats hit .316 as a team in the match while Keuka hit just .179. The win in NEAC play brings the Wildcats record to 16-11 this season with a 7-2 conference record.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's volleyball team took down Wilson College on Sunday 3-0 on senior day. The Wildcats hit .337 as a team in the match, had seven service aces, and 11 total blocks. Before the match the four seniors from this year's team were honored in a short ceremony. The seniors; Brian Malsan (Slingerlands, N.Y.), Max Szuba (Irondequoit, N.Y.), Ryan Gloff (Brockport, N.Y.), and Piotr Kasza (Queens, N.Y.) all had fantastic showings in their last match at SUNY Poly’s Wildcat Field House.The final set scores for the match were 25-19, 25-22, 25-9. The Wildcats are now 15-11 this season and are 6-2 in North Eastern Athletic Conference play.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's volleyball team lost to Lancaster Bible on Saturday in a closely-contested four set match. Both teams played outstanding volleyball with Lancaster Bible earning the win in a thrilling 33-31 fourth set. The final set scores were 25-19, 25-12, 23-25, 33-31. The Lancaster Bible Chargers came into the game ranked ninth in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Top-25 Poll. The Wildcats are now 14-11 this season with a 5-2 NEAC record.
RIVERDALE, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team split a pair of matches at Mt. St. Vincent on Sunday, losing to Wentworth in three sets and beating the host Mt. St. Vincent in three sets. The Wildcats played three tight sets with the Wentworth Leopards losing all three 22-25. The second match was a dominant win over the Mt. St. Vincent Dolphins 25-11, 25-10, 25-18.
MARCY, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team won their fourth NEAC game of the season on Wednesday night over Keuka College. The Wildcats won in straight sets 25-14, 25-22, 27-25. Wildcat libero Brian Malsan (Slingerlands, N.Y.) had a career milestone in the match becoming the all-time leader in career digs at SUNY Poly. The Wildcats had a fantastic day on the attack. Three players had 10 kills and all hit over .200.
MARCY, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team earned their third North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win on Saturday, 3-1 over St. Elizabeth. The Wildcats hit .307 in the match. They have hit over .300 as a team in two straight matches. SUNY Poly’s Max Szuba (Irondequoit, N.Y.) hit a career milestone in the match, surpassing 1000 kills.
MARCY, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team hosted a tri-match on Saturday, featuring North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) rival Wells College and non-conference opponent Rivier. The Wildcats went 1-1 in their two matches, earning their first NEAC win of the season 3-1 over Wells and losing to Rivier 0-3. The Wildcats are now 5-5 overall with a 1-0 NEAC record.
MARCY, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball won a thrilling five set match on Wednesday to improve their season record to 3-2. The Wildcats took down non-conference opponent Sage College in five sets, 22-25, 25-19, 25-22, 23-25, 15-10. The Wildcats played a solid all around match. They had three players with double digit kill totals.
MARCY, N.Y. – The SUNY Poly men’s volleyball team hosted their annual Wildcats Men’s Volleyball Invitational this past weekend. The Wildcats hosted seven teams for a total of 14 matches over a two day period. The Wildcats went 2-2 in their four matches, including two wins on day two against D’Youville and Thiel.
MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly Athletics Department has released the 2019 schedule for the Wildcat men’s volleyball team. This year’s schedule features 28 games; 11 at home and 17 on the road. The Wildcats open play at home with their annual Wildcat Invitational on the 25th and 26th of January. The Wildcats will play Elms and Geneva on Friday, January 25th at 4:00PM and 8:00PM and will play D’Youville and Theil at 3:00 and 5:00 PM on Saturday January 26th.