Niskayuna athletics rundown: Sept. 10

Team members do a cheer together in the water during Niskayuna's girls' swimming and diving meet Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)Team members do a cheer together in the water during Niskayuna's girls' swimming and diving meet Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

BY MICHAEL KELLY
Gazette Sportswriter

NISKAYUNA — Here is what you need to know for today about Niskayuna athletics.

YESTERDAY’S SCORES

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL: Shaker 3, Niskayuna 1

FIELD HOCKEY: Bethlehem at Niskayuna (No score reported)

GIRLS’ SWIMMING & DIVING: Niskayuna 98, Mohonasen/Schalmont 82

GOLF: Columbia at Niskayuna (No score reported)

THE HIGHLIGHTS

Scoring solo wins for the Niskayuna girls’ swimming and diving team were Evelyn Bushway, Olivia Hilt, Maddie McCarthy, Clare Stansbury, Anna Vitolins, and Maggie Wyngowski (2). The team victory debuted the season for the Silver Warriors.

TODAY’S TOP GAME

I’m not singling one out today, but the entirety of the best-of-5 series that Niskayuna has rocking with Colonie in today’s action should be fun to watch.

Olivia Hilt swims the 100 butterfly at Niskayuna's girls' swimming and diving meet Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

Olivia Hilt swims the 100 butterfly at Niskayuna’s girls’ swimming and diving meet Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (Michael Kelly/Gazette Reporter)

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

(Home games at high school, unless otherwise noted)

Today

4:15 p.m.: Boys’ soccer at Colonie

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ soccer hosts Colonie

4:15 p.m.: Girls’ tennis hosts Colonie

4:15 p.m.: Golf at Colonie

5:30 p.m.: Girls’ volleyball hosts Colonie

Friday, Sept. 11

4:15 p.m.: Field hockey hosts Shaker

5:30 p.m.: Boys’ volleyball at Shenendehowa

7 p.m.: Football at South Glens Falls

Saturday, Sept. 12

11 a.m.: Boys’ soccer hosts Albany

1 p.m.: Girls’ soccer at Albany

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.