16 National Practice Sees a Special Visitor

December 23, 2020 |

In the last practice before an extended holiday break, 16 National was graced with the presence of a special visitor!!

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Coach Teresa Swertfager receives Dr Pepper Scholarship for Go Teach!

December 19, 2020 |

Help us congratulate Coach Teresa as she receives the Dr Pepper Go Teach Scholarship! Coach is the representative for the University of Florida. There are approximately 40 large schools who each have one representative. We are all proud and hope everyone can help in congratulating Teresa! To learn more follow the link below!   https://floridagators.com/news/2020/12/18/softball-swertfager-receives-go-teach-dr-pepper-tuition-award.aspx 

The Power of the Pelaccio’s

November 23, 2020 |

We have had the pleasure of being surrounding by the Pelaccio’s for many years at Downstate! All 3 sisters: Kristina, Jessica and Lindsay as well as their father Kurt who is currently a coach with the 15 National Team. Click here to read about the journey that all 3 sisters blazed through SUNY Oneonta after playing with…

Obi Toppin Signs with the New York Knicks!

November 23, 2020 |

Obi Toppin, an alumni from Downstate Volleyball, has signed with the New York Knicks! Obi is family to us as a player, but also with relatives in our coaching pipeline. We are so happy to see Obi stay close to home and look forward to the years to come!

Mariapaz Lojano – Concordia College

May 14, 2020 |
Madisen Lupica - Pace University

Madisen Lupica – Pace University

April 1, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Black’s Madisen Lupica on committing to play at Pace University next season!

Ashanti Davis - Oneonta State

Ashanti Davis – SUNY Oneonta

February 3, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Black’s Ashanti Davis on committing to play at SUNY Oneonta next season!

Stephanie Sicilian - Pace University

Stephanie Sicilian – Pace University

February 3, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Red’s Stephanie Sicilian on committing to play at Pace University next season!

Linda Rossi - SUNY Geneseo

Linda Rossi – SUNY Geneseo

February 3, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Black’s Linda Rossi on committing to play at SUNY Geneseo next season!

Sofia Dedaj - Scranton University 2

Sofia Dedaj – Scranton University

February 3, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Black’s Sofia Dedaj on committing to play at Scranton University next season!

Callie Pidoriano - Gettysburg College

Callie Pidoriano – Gettysburg College

February 3, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Black’s Callie Pidoriano on committing to play at Gettysburg College next season!

Stephanie DeLuca - Commitment Photo

Stephanie DeLuca – Hartwick College

February 3, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Black’s Stephanie DeLuca for committing to play at Hartwick College next season!

Julia Costa - Commitment Photo

Julia Costa – Ithaca College

February 3, 2020 |

Congratulations to 18 Black’s Julia Costa on committing to play at Ithaca College!

Sarah Laub

Sarah Laub – Colby College

January 27, 2020 |

Congratulations to Downstate 18 Red’s Sarah Laub for committing to Colby College!

Kennedy Catholic outlasts Mary Louis for CHSAA AA title

November 8, 2019 |

Lead by 4 standout Downstate players, Kennedy Catholic won the CHSAA AA title and will be playing this Saturday in the State Championships. See the full article on Lohud.com (may require a subscription to view): https://www.lohud.com/story/sports/high-school/lohud-volleyball/2019/11/07/volleyball-kennedy-catholic-outlasts-mary-louis-chsaa-aa-title/2518585001/