Sophomore Alana Paladino had 10 service points, 7 digs, 10 hits and 4 kills to give Shaker the 2-1 hard fought victory over Averill Park. Alana’s strong contributions continued into Friday’s 2-0 victory over Niskayuna, where she added 8 more service points, 4 aces, 5 digs, and 8 hits. Alana had a huge week, contributing to the team’s stellar 12-3 record so far this season.
Senior Niraj Shah has been a dominant force for the Shaker volleyball program. This past week against Burnt Hills and Columbia, Niraj averaged 10 digs per game. He leads by example on the court, with a commanding voice that sets the tone for other players to meet their expectations. He pushes his teammates while always maintaining a positive attitude.