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SUNY New Paltz Athletics | November 16, 2013

SUNY New Paltz headed to regional final after 3-1 defeat of Ospreys

POTSDAM, N.Y. -- New Paltz is headed to the Clarkson Regional title match for the second year in a row, and it will face off with top-seeded Clarkson with a spot in the national quarterfinals on the line. The Hawks prevailed 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-19) against Richard Stockton in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Division III tournament on Saturday afternoon to advance to the regional final.

After eking out a consecutive set win against Colby-Sawyer in the first round on Friday, the Hawks relied on a .181 hitting percentage and a -.059 Richard Stockton hitting percentage on Saturday to come away with the comfortable 3-0 victory. Both teams blocked extremely well, with New Paltz finishing with a 12-7 edge in the statistical category. The Hawks also had 10 service aces and pounded out 36 kills.

New Paltz rises to 34-6 overall and matches the program's best single-season win total, which it achieved last year. Richard Stockton sees its season end at 31-6 overall. The Hawks have now qualified for the regional final in three of their four NCAA tournament appearances.

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