Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Vassar posts win over Sage in men's volleyball action

Vassar posts win over Sage in men's volleyball action

Box Score 

Troy, NY – The Sage Colleges' men's volleyball team hosted Vassar College on Friday night in the Neff Center in a non-conference match. The Brewers triumphed, 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-16) to improve to 4-8 overall, while Sage drops to 1-8.

The Brewers opened up as much as a 10-point advantage in the first set, as they hit a cool .393 in the opening set, holding the Gators (1-8) to a hitting percentage of .000.

Vassar (4-7) improved its hitting percentage to over 40 percent in the second set, pulling away for the 2-0 match lead. In the final game, VC finished the set with an 8-0 run to earn the clean sweep.

Sophomore Reno Kriz (Breinigsville, PA/Parkland) once again paced the offense for the Brewers, chalking up 14 kills on 25 swings, adding five service aces and four digs. Senior Joe Pyne (Los Angeles, CA/Oakwood Secondary) had nine kills and six digs, while Colin White-Dzuro (Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Royal St. George) had 15 helpers, nine kills, five digs and three assisted blocks.

Sophomore middle hitter Erik Halberg (Newark, DE/Salesianum) finished with six kills on 12 attacks, adding three blocks, and freshman Colin Peros (Honolulu, HI/Punahou) came off the bench to dish out 21 assists.

The Brewers posted a 45-12-88 (.375) hitting clip for the night, and also had 10 service aces. Vassar also sided out at a 69 percent (35-50) rate. Trey Cimorelli (Orchard Park, NY/Orchard Park) led the Brewers with nine digs.

Sage was led by the seven kills from senior captain Dylan Krowicki (Little Falls, NY/Little Falls), while senior setter Matthew DeGeyter (Hudson, NY/Hawthorne Valley) had 16 assists, two kills and four digs. Krowicki was perfect in his 15 receptions on the night, while senior libero Cory Gransbury (Round Top, NY/Cairo-Durham) added 12 digs for the Gators.

Rookie Chris MacArthur (Hillsdale, NY/Taconic Hills) added one kill with a solo and a block assist for the Gators, while senior Zach Sullivan (Ballston Spa, NY/Burnt Hills Ballston Lake) connected for five kills with a dig.

Sage returns to action on February 27 for a 7 p.m. match at Southern Vermont that was rescheduled from last week.