Ryder, Nethaway playing for Sage

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges was slated to host a tri-match on Saturday at Kahl Gym, but Lehman College was unable to attend due to the weather.

Sage and Plattsburgh State faced one another in a volleyball doubleheader instead.

Plattsburgh took the first match, 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 25-10, 25-19) and the nightcap, 3-0 (28-26, 25-19, 25-18).

Sage wraps the season with a 5-24 mark, while Plattsburgh finishes the year with a record of 8-21.

In the first match, Sage junior outside hitter Megan Ryder, a Broadalbin-Perth graduate, picked up seven kills with 16 digs. She made just one receiving error in 22 attempts for a .957 receiving percentage and had 8.5 points along the way.

Junior middle hitter Miranda Nethaway, a Fonda-Fultonville graduate, racked up five kills with seven digs and three block assists for the Gators. 

In the second match with the Cardinals, Ryder led the Gators with 18 digs and picked up six kills and a pair of block assists.

Nethaway was second on the team in points with 200.0 and led Sage with her 70 total blocks. She wraps the season moving to the No. 8 spot on the Gator career total block list with 171 after starting the season 14th. She also boasts 347 career kills and 466.5 points in her two seasons on the squad.

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