SAGE ATHLETIC BRAGGING POINTS!
The Sage Colleges athletics program offers 13
intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division III level:
Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men’s Golf; Men's Soccer; Women's Soccer; Women’s Tennis; Women’s Volleyball
Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Volleyball
Men's Golf; Softball; Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s Tennis
Sage also offers several intramural programs throughout the academic year.
Other affiliations include:
The 10-team Skyline Conference and Eastern College Athletic Conference.
NCAA Tournament qualifications in the last five years:
Women’s Volleyball (2007, 2008)
ECAC Tournament qualifications in the last five years:
Women’s Soccer (2007, 2008, 2009)
Men’s Soccer (2011)
Men’s Basketball (2011)
The coaching staff is actively recruiting local, regional and national talent during their junior and senior years of high school. The Sage staff has a variety of ways to connect with prospective student-athletes, including NCAA official and unofficial visits or through programs sponsored by the College’s Admission Office, such as Open Houses and Visit Days.
63 student-athletes have been named Skyline Conference Academic Honor Roll in recognition of academic and athletic excellence in the past year. In addition, Sage had two student-athletes named as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year in their respective sports, while two student-athletes were also named to the prestigious CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America Team.
32.4 percent of Sage student-athletes were
named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester.
Sage was represented by student-athletes from 10 different states throughout the past year including: New York; Connecticut; Massachusetts; Vermont; New Jersey; Washington, Pennsylvania; Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, and Washington, D.C.
The Sage Student Athlete Advisory Committee has been extremely active in the local and regional community in the past few years. Among the many activities the group has been active with are the NY State Special Olympics’ Fall Games and the Polar Plunge. The group has also participated in a number of community service projects at Albany Medical Center in the Pediatrics Wing as well as a local elementary reading program.
Sage student-athletes are supported by a sports medicine staff that includes two NATABOC-certified athletic trainers. The sports medicine staff administers all phases of preventive training, care and injury rehabilitation. The staff also provides analysis to athletes on sport-specific nutrition, strength training and conditioning.