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Sage's 2020-2021 EADA Report

EADA Report
The most recent Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Report for Russell Sage College can be viewed on-line by link, and utilizing the following instructions. The newest report is available.

--To the right, click on "Get Data for One Institution."
--Type in The Sage Colleges under “Name of Institution” and hit “Search.”
--Click on the underlined “Russell Sage College” tab
-- By October 15 each year, a co-educational institution that has an intercollegiate athletic program must make information about the program available to current and prospective students and to the public.

NCAA Division III Fact Sheet for 2022-2023

About the NCAA

2017-2018 Sage Student-Athlete Handbook

Sage's Department of Athletics Recruiting Policies

Sage Student Life Athletic Highlights for 2021-2022 Year

Russell Sage College athletics program offers 21 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division III level: (21 commencing in 2021-2022)

Fall Sports:
Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men’s Golf; Men's Soccer; Women's Soccer; Women’s Tennis; Women’s Volleyball, Field Hockey (2018), Women's Golf (2020-2021)

Winter Sports:
Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Volleyball; Men's Indoor Track and Field; Women's Indoor Track and Field

Spring Sports:
Men's Golf; Softball; Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Track and Field, Men’s Track and Field, Men's Lacrosse (2019), Baseball (2022)

CoEd Sport:

eSports (2020-2021)

Conference Affiliation:

Empire 8

NCAA Tournament qualifications in the last 10 years:
Women’s Volleyball (2007, 2008, 2014)

Women’s Basketball (2014, 2017)

Men’s Basketball (2015)

Men’s Soccer (2015)

ECAC Tournament qualifications in the last 10 years:

Women’s Soccer (2007, 2008, 2009)

Men’s Soccer (2011, 2012, 2013)

Men’s Basketball (2011, 2013)

Softball (2012, 2013, 2014)

Men’s Volleyball (2013)

Women’s Basketball (2015)


ECAC Tournament Championships in the last ten years:

Men’s Soccer (2012)

Men’s Volleyball (2013)

CoSIDA Academic All-Americans (since 2010):  

Kristen Biekirch (Softball) (2013, 2014, 2015)

Megan Flynn (Women's Basketball) (2020)

Scott Jarosz (Soccer) (2012)

Ryan Kramer (Men’ Volleyball) (2013)

Dylan Krowicki (Men’s Volleyball) (2014)

Dan Schultz (Golf) (2012)

Rachel Smith (Softball) (2012)

The coaching staff is actively recruiting local, regional and national talent during their junior and senior years of high school. RSC's staff has a variety of ways to connect with prospective student-athletes, including NCAA official and unofficial visits or through programs sponsored by the College’s Admission Office, such as Open Houses and Visit Days.

Sage was represented by student-athletes from 12 different states throughout the past year including: New York; Connecticut; Massachusetts; Maine, Vermont; New Hampshire, New Jersey; Rhode Island, Florida, Missouri, Texas, and California.

Sage's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Community Service:   Sage's SAAC has been extremely active in the local and regional community in the past few years. Among the many annual activities the group supports are the School Supply Drive, Chompers’ Reading program, Albany Area Toys For Tots Drive, Yards for Yeardley, and the Ronald McDonald House.  Sage teams have supported a number of other causes including Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and MS Walk in May, 2015. Sage teams participated in the Making Strides Fundraiser as well as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Walk.

Sage student-athletes are supported by a sports medicine staff that includes two NATABOC-certified athletic trainers. The sports medicine staff administers all phases of preventive training, care and injury rehabilitation. The staff also provides analysis to athletes on sport-specific nutrition, strength training and conditioning.

Link to campus video tours

Russell Sage College's Athletic program combines student-athletes from both the campus located in Troy, NY and the campus located in Albany, NY.  Together, the Gators have expanded from just five women’s teams in 2007 to 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports for both men and women in 2020-2021.

Sage is a member of the Empire 8 with teams from New York and New Jersey conducts championships for 22 sports. For more information on Sage’s athletic program, visit

Sage’s facilities offer a variety of amenities including fitness centers, indoor multi-purpose space with artificial turf in the Armory, as well as outdoor field space. The Gators have three separate facilities in various locations throughout Russell Sage College.

The Ellis H. and Doris B. Robison Athletic Center is home for Sage Recreation in Troy and includes two gymnasiums and the Gator Pit Weight and Fitness Center. In Albany, the Sage community utilizes Kahl Gymnasium and the newly renovated FitStop.  Both fitness centers are open to all members of the Sage community and boast free weight stations, complete strength training circuits, and Precor cardio equipment.

For more information on the athletic and recreation programs at Sage, please contact (518) 244-2283.

Fast Facts About Sage

Total Enrollment: 3,300

A comprehensive institution of higher education composed of three colleges: an undergraduate college for women in Troy; a coeducational undergraduate college in Albany's University Heights neighborhood; and a graduate school operating on both campus locations.
140 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208
Undergraduates: 1400
Part-time: 750 
A coeducational, undergraduate college of applied studies emphasizing new and emerging professions in the areas of art and design, communications, business, legal studies and information sciences, with interdisciplinary offerings in the liberal arts and sciences. Features an innovative "design your own degree" two-tiered programmatic model.
65 First Street, Troy, NY 12180
Undergraduates: 800
Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's students: 150 A comprehensive, residential, undergraduate college for women, with a programmatic focus on the liberal arts and sciences, and professional programs in health sciences, education, and performing arts.  
65 First Street, Troy, NY 12180
Troy and University Heights, Albany
Enrollment: 1100
A coeducational graduate college offering opportunities for advanced study in professional fields with a focus on applied research. Program emphasis in health sciences, education, psychology, and administration.
History of Russell Sage College
Russell Sage College was founded in Troy, New York, in 1916 by Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage and named in honor of her late husband, who had left her his considerable fortune. With Eliza Kellas, head of the Emma Willard School, Mrs. Sage was active in the women's suffrage movement; in founding the new College, they proposed to offer women the means of independence through the combination of broad education in the liberal arts with preparation for specific professional careers. Initially, the college operated under the charter of the Emma Willard School, granting its first baccalaureate degree in 1918 and graduating its first class in 1920. In 1927, the New York State Board of Regents granted a separate charter for Russell Sage College and reaffirmed the status of Emma Willard as a secondary school.
During World War II, an "emergency men's division" was created and in 1942 the first graduate degree was conferred. In 1949, an Albany Division was opened, offering two-year, four-year and graduate degrees under the charter of Russell Sage College and extending the College's mission to include the education of men on the second campus.

The Sage Junior College of Albany received its own degree-granting powers in 1957. In 1995, the Sage Graduate School became authorized to grant degrees independently, the Sage Evening College became recognized as a separate administrative unit, and the institution was re-chartered by the Board of Regents of the state of New York as The Sage Colleges, often referred to for the sake of convenience as "Sage." The words "Russell Sage College" now refer only to the college for women. In 2001, the Sage Junior College of Albany and Sage Evening College were replaced by a single entity, Sage College of Albany. In the summer of 2020, the College rebranded as Russell Sage College with campuses in Albany and Troy.