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Albany, NY- The Sage Colleges' men's volleyball team hosted Wells College and Emmanuel College on Saturday in a tri-match. Wells beat Emmanuel, 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-19) to improve to 6-3. Sage then beat Emmanuel, 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-22) in the final match. Sage is now 3-5 overall, while Emmanuel drops to 2-5 on the year.

Match #1

Wells earned the 3-0 win, topping the Saints, 25-20, 25-16, 25-19.

Wells, Perdicho added 12 kills with a .333 attack percentage and 15.0 points to lead his team to the win. Senior Scott Litvin (Sayville, NY/Sayville) picked up 10 setting assists with four digs in the action. Undari added 18 setting assists with an ace and nine digs. Rookie Robert Patzer (Syracuse, NY/Circero-North Syracuse) added eight digs with an ace, while O'Louhlin picked up nine kills with six digs.

Emmanuel's junior outside hitter Erik English (Simi Valley, CA) added 10 kills with 10.0 points and nine digs for his team. Rookie Mike Kokoros (Braintree, MA/Braintree) picked up five kills with three aces and five digs for the Saints. Sophomore setter Seamus McDonough (Long Beach, NY/Long Beach) collected 23 setting assists with an ace and three digs as well in the action.


Match #2

Sage collected the 3-0 win, beating the Saints, 25-22, 25-19, 25-22.

Leading the way for the Gators was Guyton with 17 kills, two aces, three digs, two block assists and 20.0 points. He had a .500 attack percentage in the contest as well.  Guyton is Sage's career ace leader with 171 aces, and is now No. 3 in kills (939), and No. 2 in points as he has 1,192.0 points just on the heels of the all-time point leader, Dylan Krowicki (1,212.5 points). 

Cecchi added seven kills with two aces, nine digs and 9.0 points, elevating his career resume as well. He is second on the all-time kills list with 955 kills, while standing second in aces (104) and third in points (1,118.5 points).

Fitzpatrick picked up five setting assists with a team-best nine digs and continues to add to his new active mark as Sages' career digs leader. He has 718 digs to go with his 1,373 career setting assists which is second at Sage.  Laverty chipped in with 15 setting assists, two kills, and six digs for Sage as they combined for a .277 attack percentage.

Emmanuel's English added nine kills and 9.5 points with four digs and a block assist. Junior Kevin Orsley (San Jose, CA) added six kills with six digs and two block assists. McDonagh added 20 setting assists with four digs and two block assists as well for the Saints.