Silver Warriors athletics rundown: May 11

Members of the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team huddle during a May 6 practice in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)Members of the Niskayuna girls lacrosse team huddle during a May 6 practice in Niskayuna. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Reporter

NISKAYUNA — Here are three things to know for today about Niskayuna High School athletics:

1: A boat of state champions was crowned Sunday for Niskayuna Rowing. The squad’s Boys Sr. 4x group of Kees Vandenberg, Gideon Schmidt, Kevin Koste, and Reilly Duffy won its race with a time of 5:13.260.

2: Today is the Niskayuna softball team’s Senior Day. The squad will honor its seniors before today’s game against Shaker. The Silver Warriors are coming off a 1-0 loss to Ballston Spa Friday.

3: Niskayuna baseball gets a visit from Shaker today, too. The squad has three games left in its regular season.


UPCOMING SCHEDULE
(Home games at school, unless otherwise noted)

Today
4:15 p.m.: Baseball hosts Shaker
4:15 p.m.: Softball hosts Shaker, at Van Antwerp
Tuesday
4 p.m.: Boys track and field at Shaker
7:30 p.m.: Girls lacrosse hosts Shenendehowa, at Union College
8 p.m.: Boys lacrosse at Shenendehowa
Wednesday
4:15 p.m.: Baseball hosts Shenendehowa
4:15 p.m.: Girls track and field hosts Colonie
7 p.m.: Softball at Shenendehowa
Thursday
4:15 p.m.: Girls lacrosse at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
7:30 p.m.: Boys lacrosse hosts Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
Friday
4:15 p.m.: Softball at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake
7 p.m.: Baseball at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

For updates about today’s action, follow Michael Kelly on Twitter: @ByMichaelKelly

About the Author

Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly is a sports reporter for Your Clifton Park and Your Niskayuna, weekly print publications of The Daily Gazette. Kelly grew up in Clifton Park and graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 2006. He is also a 2010 graduate of the Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Kelly's work has been honored by the New York News Publishers Association, the New York State Associated Press Association, and the Associated Press Sports Editors. His work has previously been featured in The (Amsterdam) Recorder, The Saratogian, and Albany Times Union.