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Sage Men’s Volleyball History

 

Program started: 2010

Coaches: Andy Smith (2010-2011), Jason Wood (2012), Sandy Augstein-Collins (2013), Jimmy Pompeo (2014-2015), Robert Verhayden (2016-2018), Rachel Martin (2019- to present)

Highlights

Appeared in Skyline Conference Semifinals, 2010-2013, 2016, 2017.

2011 Andy Smith named Skyline Conference Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year.

2013 Sandy Augstein-Collins Skyline Conference Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year.

2016 Robert Verhayden Skyline Coach of the Year.

Winningest season was 2013 with .811% (30-7)

ECAC Champions (2013)

Skyline Conference runner-up (2013)

Notable Student-Athletes

Dylan Krowicki: first player in program to surpass 1,000 career kills (2014); Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2012, 2013); Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2014); program record-holder for most career point (1184) [2014]

Spencer Hilland: Division 3 ECAC Men’s North Volleyball Championship’s Most Outstanding Player (2013); Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2011, 2012); Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2013); program record for most kills (865) and most solo blocks (68) [2013]

Kyle Ray: played (2010-13) program leader in setting assists in a season (1,304), career setting assists (2,910), career service aces (98), and career matches played (115) [2013]; Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2010, 2011); Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2013); Inducted into Sage Athletic Hall of Fame (October 2018).

Andy Fishman: Rookie of the Year (2013); Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2013); leader of NCAA DIII rankings in aces per set (.83) [2013];

Matt Bynon: Skyline Rookie of the Year (2011);

Ryan Wilkins: Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2011);

Ryan Guyton: Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2016); Guyton wrapped his outstanding career as a four-year letterwinner and three-time team captain. He holds Sage's career records for most points (1,409.0), most kills (1,117), most aces (197), while playing in a record 119 matches. He also added 527 digs, good enough for seventh on the career list. On the 2018 season, Guyton led the team with his 331.5 points and 273 kills. He was also tops on the season with his 43 aces.

Bailey Cecchi: Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2016). Over his four year career, Cecchi added 603 career digs, which is fourth.

Robert (Casey) Fitzpatrick: A four-year letterwinner, Fitzpatrick holds Sage's career digs mark, which now stands at 884, while ranking second in setting assists with 1,401 and played in 388 career sets, also No. 2 for the Gators.

Sage’s All-Time Empire 8 and United Volleyball Conference Award Winners

2018      Scott Sanders, Empire 8 and UVC Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Year
               Scott Sanders, UVC Honorable Mention Team

               Ryan Guyton, Empire 8 Honorable Mention Team
               Tyler Schnaible, Empire 8 Men’s Volleyball Sportsmanship Team

              

Sage All-Time Skyline Conference All-Stars and Award Winners

2010   Anthony Gerace, Second Team, Setter

            Kyle Ray, Second Team, OH

 

2011   Spencer Hilland, First Team, MH

            Ryan Wilkins, First Team, Opp, Skyline Rookie of the Year

            Kyle Ray, Second Team, Setter

            Andy Smith, Coach of the Year

 

2012   Spencer Hill, First Team, MB

            Dylan Krowicki, Second Team, OH

 

2013   Kyle Ray, First Team, Setter

            Andy Fishman, Second Team, OH, Skyline Rookie of the Year

            Spencer Hilland, Second Team, MH

            Sandy Augstein-Collins, Skyline Coach of the Year

 

2014   Dylan Krowicki, First Team, OH

            Cory Gransbury, Second Team, Libero

 

2015   Robert (Casey) Fitzpatrick, Second Team, Libero

 

2016   Ryan Guyton, First Team, MH/Opp

            Bailey Cecchi, Second Team, OH

            Robert Verhayden, Skyline Coach of the Year

2017      Ryan Guyton, First Team

               Bailey Cecchi, Second Team
               Casey Fitzpatrick, Second Team