Nethaway, Ryder playing for Sage

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The Sage Colleges’ women’s volleyball team traveled to Massachusetts to take on Western New England University in a non-conference match. The Golden Bears held a 2-0 lead before the Gators took the third set and nearly forced a fifth set.

NWEU triumphed 3-1 by scores of 25-22, 25-11, 17-25, 26-24 to improve to 4-5 overall while Sage drops to 0-10.

Graduate player Miranda Nethaway (Fonda-Fultonville) added eight kills with three digs and three block assists, elevating her career resume to include 199 career total blocks putting her at No. 5 on the career block list at Sage.

Sage’s senior outside hitter Megan Ryder (Broadalbin-Perth) added 13 digs with and ace and three kills.

Sage is back in action on Wednesday, hosting Bard College in Kahl Gym in the team’s home opener.