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Russell Sage College SAAC

RSC SAAC-Guardians of the Swamp!

Mission Statement

Russell Sage College's SAAC seeks to enhance the total student athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting the welfare of the student athlete, and fostering a positive student athlete image to the campus and within the community. RSC is dedicated to the athletics and academic achievement of all student athletes and adheres to all NCAA Division III legislation.

SAAC Advisor

Nick Pontari, Head Baseball Coach is the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Advisor and can be reached at 518-292-1852 or via email at pontan@sage.edu

 

Faculty Athletics Representative

Dayna Maniccia, Faculty Athletic Representative and can be reached at 518-292-1801 or emailed at manicd@sage.edu

Sage's SAAC Officers for 2021-2022 

Russell Sage College’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) has selected their officers for the 2021-2022 academic year. Matt Esposito, Sage’s SAAC Advisor and head men’s soccer coach, announced the results of the group’s elections on Friday.

Named as the co-presidents this year are senior men’s basketball player Tyler Mitchell and senior women’s basketball player, Lily Batule.

Senior women’s soccer player Mickaela Buzzy and Malina Gereau have been named the group’s social media managers. Women's baseball player Bre Lot will serve as the treasurer. Men's basketball player Jason Geromino will serve as secretary. 

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On December 1, 2022 RSC's Student-Athletes made a visit to a local school as part of the Chompers' Reading Program

Nearly 20 Russell Sage College’s student-athletes participated on Wednesday in their Chomper’s Reading Program. RSC, which partnered with Second and Seven in 2017, visited with students at Troy’s School 2 on Wednesday, reading to students in kindergarten, first and second grades. Additionally, RSC student-athletes talked with students in the fifth grade at the school about the path to college.

RSC distributed books donated to every student that were donated by the Second and Seven Foundation. The mission of The 2nd & 7 Foundation is to promote reading by providing free books and positive role models to kids in need while encouraging young athletes of the community to pay it forward. Sage's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) has been very active with their Chompers' Reading program for the past nine years and is very excited to have joined forces with Second and Seven to help with their mission. The mission of The 2nd & 7 Foundation is to promote reading by providing free books and positive role models to kids in need while encouraging young athletes of the community to pay it forward.

Photo Gallery

 

October 2021 Albany Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk

 
 School Supply Drive - Sept. 2021
 
It's On Us

Russell Sage College's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is composed of student athlete representatives from the 21 varsity programs sponsored by the College. Each member serves as a liaison between the committee and his/her team. Membership on this committee is a responsibility. Dedication and participation are necessary to maintain membership. The length or term of membership is for the duration of the student athlete's eligibility.

It's On Us, a Video Message From Sage's SAAC Members

To Learn more about the program, please check out this link provided by the NCAA

Link to It's On Us.org

 

 
 
 
 
 
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