WESTMINSTER, Md. – Sara Hanlon (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) was part of nine of McDaniel’s 13 total blocks to lead her squad to a 3-0 victory over Washington (Md.) in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action on Saturday.
The Green Terror (11-15, 4-4 CC) took the first set 25-16 before wrapping up the sweep with a pair of come-from-behind wins 25-18 and 25-23, respectively.
Alyssa Forget led the Shorewomen (11-16, 0-8 CC) with 10 kills.
Hanlon added six kills while Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) led the offense with 11 kills. Kristin Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) and Kristie Fourcade’s (Ijamsville, Md./St. Johns at Prospect Hall) contributed to the offense with 16 and 14 assists, respectively.
Nuckles added 12 digs while Fourcade and Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) added 10 apiece.
Trailing 12-5 in the second set, McDaniel closed the match with 20 of the set’s final 28 points that included a Ferguson ace – the Green Terror’s lone service ace of the match.
McDaniel found itself in a 23-19 hole late in the third set before three of Washington’s 32 errors and kills from Jenna Filipone (Wayne, Pa./Radnor) and Hanlon gave the hosts a straight-set win.
The Green Terror concludes the home schedule against Johns Hopkins on Wednesday. Match time is 7 p.m.
McDaniel def. Washington, 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-23)
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 11, Jenna Filipone 7; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 16, Kristie Fourcade 14; Service Aces: Katie Ferguson 1; Digs: Nuckles 12, Ferguson 10, Fourcade 10; Blocks: Sara Hanlon 9, Nuckles 4, Herrgott 4.
Kills: Alyssa Forget 10; Assists: Caitlin Ward 27; Service Aces: Kelli Canada 3; Digs: Arielle Brown 19, Erin Ficca 12; Blocks: none.