Area players compete for Sage

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Elizabeth Chu served up 12 aces and added 11 digs to lead Stephens Institute of Technology to a three-set sweep in an Empire 8 volleyball match at Canavan Arena on Wednesday.

The Ducks won by scores of 25-7, 25-12 and 25-10 and improved to 18-4 and 6-0 to lead the Empire 8 standings. Sage is now 5-15 overall and 0-6 in the conference.

Junior middle hitter Miranda Nethaway, Fonda-Fultonville graduate, led Sage with four kills and freshman middle hitter Alexys Hutchins, a Johnstown graduate, recorded three kills. Junior outside hitter Megan Ryder, a Broadalbin-Perth graduate, led Sage with six digs.

Sage competes at the Ramapo College tournament Saturday, and will face Wells at 1 p.m. and the host school at 3 p.m.