Victoria Opalka
Victoria Opalka
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fort Johnson, NY
High School: Broadalbin-Perth
Position: Mid-Distance
Bats/Throws: Mid-Distance

Victoria Opalka


At Sage:

  • A newcomer to the cross country team at Sage, Victoria Opalka competed in the spring of 2018 as a member of Sage’s women’s track and field team.
  • She served the team as co-captain for the 2018 women’s cross country squad.
  • At the end of the 2018 cross country season, she was named to the 2018 Empire 8 Sportswoman Team for her efforts.
  • At the 2018 Empire 8 Cross Country Championships, she was the second Gator to finish the race as she recorded a time of 29:23.17 and finished 37th.
  • She came to Sage after attending SUNY-Cobleskill.

Academics at Sage:

  • She is majoring in nutrition and dietetics at Sage.
  • She earned Deans’ List acclaim in 2017-2018.
  • Opalka was also named to the 2018 Spring Presidents’ List as well as the 2018 Fall Empire 8 Presidents’ List.
  • She is a member of Sage’s Nutrition Club, which is a part of the Food Recovery Network.
  • Opalka is also a Peer Academic Tutor for several academic courses at Sage.

High School:

  • She was co-captain of her cross country team at Broadalbin-Perth High School in 2013 and 2014.
  • She was part of the squad that went to the NYSPHSAA State Cross Country Championships in 2010 (as an 8th grader) and 2013 (junior).
  • Opalka won the 3,200 meter relay at the Section 2 and Class C Outdoor Track Championship.
  • As a member of the cross country team, she helped the program capture the Foothill Council Cross-Country runner-up crown in 2013; as well as the Section 2, Class B Cross-Country Champions in 2010.
  • Opalka was also a member of the 2013 team that collected the Class C Cross-Country Championship. She also helped the team to a fifth place showing at the 2010 and 2013 State Championships.
  • An honor student in high school, she was also a Dean’s List Student at SUNY-Cobleskill before arriving at Sage.


  • She is the daughter of Michael and Dana Opalka.
  • While a student at SUNY-Cobleskill, she worked on a large dairy farm and has a twin sister.
  •  Her family runs a large dairy goat farm.

My Favorite Professional Athlete is:

Jordan Hasay


My Favorite Team is:

New York Jets


The Thing I like Best about Sage is:

The athletic teams!