AROUND THE HORN: Platt grads fire the engines for SCSU, Albertus volleyball; Southington sports passes available

AROUND THE HORN: Platt grads fire the engines for SCSU, Albertus volleyball; Southington sports passes available

Record-Journal

NEW HAVEN — Platt graduates Gabriela Vazquez, Genesis Cora, Tierney Clancy and Vanessa Isyk had big Saturday nights for their respective college volleyball teams.

Vazquez, a junior outside hitter at Southern Connecticut State, had 13 kills and seven digs in a 3-2 win over Saginaw Valley State at the Barry Invitational in Miami Shores, Fla. She also had eight kills in a 3-0 loss to Texas A&M-Kingsville.

Vazquez and the Owls returned north at 4-4. They play their home opener Tuesday night at 7 p.m. against Queens College.

Cora, Clancy and Isyk all play for Albertus Magnus, which opened its season at the Blazer Invitational in Chicopee, Mass. The Falcons beat SUNY-Cobleskill 3-0 and fell to host Elms College 3-1.

Cora, a sophomore outside hitter, led AMC in both matches with a combined 24 kills and 44 digs. 

Clancy, a junior setter who transferred from Anna Maria, totalled 37 assists in her first outing with the Falcons.

Isyk, a freshman outside hitter, knocked down 13 kills while getting to 23 digs in her collegiate debut.

AMC returns to action Tuesday against Mitchell College in New London. The Falcons host Emmanuel and Norwich on Saturday starting at 11 a.m.

Southington sports passes available

SOUTHINGTON — Family passes and senior gold cards are now available for the 2018-19 Southington High School sports year.

Passes and cards can be purchased in the Athletic Director’s office at the high school between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. during the week as well as at sporting events.

Family passes are $110. Senior gold cards are free to Southington residents ages 62 and over. Residents who already have a gold card do not need to get a new one.

For details, call the Athletic Office at 628-3229, extension 11425 or email lmclean@southingtonschools.org.


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