SUNY Poly men's lacrosse player running on the field during a game

Athletics Highlights

The 2020-21 season was a comeback year for the Wildcats. Coming off of the COVID-19 pandemic which canceled the spring season during the 2019-20 academic year, and the fall and winter seasons in the 2020-21 academic year, the Wildcats were able to take to the fields and courts again in the spring of 2021. Four sports competed in a traditional season at SUNY Poly in the spring. Two teams had non-traditional seasons, which included practices and scrimmages.

  • Wildcat Athletics implemented COVID-19 safety protocols to pursue a successful return for six teams this spring.

  • Women’s Volleyball played a shortened eight-game season.

  • Baseball was able to play a 21-game season, including a NAC postseason appearance.

  • Softball played 14 games including a 12-game North Atlantic Conference (NAC) schedule.

  • Men’s lacrosse had their best season to date competing in 11 games, winning a NAC Championship, and making an appearance in the NCAA Championship Tournament for the first time in program history.

  • Edward Rosaschi became the first Wildcat to surpass 100 career goals for the men’s lacrosse team.

  • Tyler Schmitz earned a NAC Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Year.

  • Brandon Misiaszek was named the NAC Men’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year.

  • Edward Rosaschi was named the NAC Men’s Lacrosse Tournament MVP.

  • Men’s soccer competed in a non-traditional season and hosted a scrimmage on campus in April.

  • Men’s volleyball had a non-traditional season which saw them traveling to take part in a scrimmage at Potsdam.

  • 36 Wildcat student-athletes were named to the NAC’s Spring All-Academic Team.

  • 10 Wildcats earned NAC Player of the Week honors.

  • 14 SUNY Poly student-athletes earned NAC All-Conference awards.

  • Six Wildcats were named the NAC All-Tournament Teams.