Senior middle hitter Rachel Ormsby, a graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, had 16 digs, 11 kills and five blocks Tuesday night to lead the Union College volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Russell Sage at the Viniar Center.
The event, which featured pink jerseys for both tems, was titled “Passionately Pink for the Cure,” and raised nearly $600 for the
Susan G. Komen for the Cure program for breast cancer research.
Senior Julie LaSpina chipped in with eight kills for the Dutchwomen, and Bridget Little had seven kills and four blocks.
Union improved to 30-1 with the win, posting the first 30-win season in the program’s history.
Playing in their final regular-season home game for the Dutchwomen were Ormsby, LaSpina,
Kaitlyn Evans, Bridget Graham, Erin Schumacher of Saratoga Springs and Caileigh Warren.
Morton leads Orange
Sarah Morton, a graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, came up with 11 kills to lead Syracuse to a 25-21, 25-3, 25-20 non-conference victory over Siena.
Junior Burgandy McCutry had 10 kills, April London had 23 assists and libero Aimee Gosse had nine digs for the Saints.
Le Moyne 2, Saint Rose 0
ALBANY — Two goals in a six-minute span late in the second half gave the 20th-ranked Dolphins a victory in the Northeast-10 Conference.
Sophomore Angelo Reina scored his team-leading 10th goal of the year in the 78th minute, and sophomore Sean Lawlor tacked on an insurance goal as the Dolphins improved to 9-3-1 in the conference and 12-3-2 overall.
The Golden Knights fell to 1-10-1 in the NE-10 and 2-12-1 overall.
Le Moyne 0 2 — 2
Saint Rose 0 0 — 0
Le Moyne scoring: Angelo Reina 1-0, Sean Lawlor 1-0, Matthew Pecheone 0-1.
Goalkeepers: Le Moyne, Steve White,
3 saves. Saint Rose, Patrik Ohlsson, 1 save.
Southern Vermont 0
COBLESKILL — Manadou Diallo came off the bench late in the first half and scored three goals as the Fighting Tigers moved back over the .500 mark.
Diallo also picked up an assist, and Oladele Akinyoda chipped in with two goals as SUNY-Cobleskill improved to 6-5-2. The loss dropped Southern Vermont to 2-12-1.
Southern Vermont 0 0 — 0
SUNY-Cobleskill 2 4 — 6
SUNY-Cobleskill scoring: Emile Barrett 0-2, Oladele Akinyoda 2-0, David Gardner
1-1, Kwane Sarpong 0-1, Manadou Diallo 3-1.
Goalkeepers: Southern Vermont, Aaron Eschler, 8 saves. SUNY-Cobleskill, Travis Hall, 5 saves.
Castleton State 5,
RPI 4 (OT)
TROY — Freshman Shannon Jipner’s goal in the second round of penalty strokes gave the Spartans a victory over the Red Hawks.
The first three players from each team missed on their shootout attempts in the second round, but Castleton senior Kayla Blank then converted. After a miss by RPI’s Joanna Aliprando, Jipner scored to seal the victory.
Kristiina Baker scored three goals for the Red Hawks, who fell to 8-6, and Carolyn Griggs led the Spartans with two goals.
Castleton State 3 1 0 0 1 — 5
RPI 3 1 0 0 0 — 4
Castleton State scoring: Carolyn Griggs 2-0, Molly Fraher 1-0, Trishia Fellows 1-1, Shannon Jipner 1-0, Sarah Flore 0-1, Kayla Blank 0-1. RPI scoring: Kristiina Baker 3-0, Margaret Chowaniec 1-0, Alex Lamparski
0-1, Joanna Aliprando 0-1, Lisa Pak 0-2.
Goalkeepers: Castleton State, Trisha Clark, 21 saves. RPI, Briana Earle, 9 saves.