McDaniel drops pair at Etown

Green Terror fall 3-1 to both host Blue Jays and York

WESTMINSTER, Pa. - Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) recorded 14 kills and 10 total blocks for McDaniel but the Green Terror dropped a pair of 3-1 decisions in a tri-match at Elizabethtown in non-conference volleyball action on Saturday.

McDaniel (1-2) fell to York (Pa.) by a slim 25-23 margin in the first set and fell 25-17 in the second set before pulling to within 2-1 with a 25-21 victory in set three. The Spartans (2-1) wrapped up the match with a 25-19 win.

Against the Blue Jays (3-0), the hosts took sets one and two by scores of 25-17 and 25-14, respectively, before the Green Terror took the third set, 25-15. Elizabethtown ended the match with a 25-19 victory in the fouth set.

Herrgott notched eight kills and four blocks against York while freshman Anne McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) added six kills, 11 digs and four aces.

Kristen Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) added 19 assists, a team-high 14 digs and four aces.

Against the Blue Jays, Kelly Toms (Hagerstown, Md./North Hagerstown) led the attack with nine kills while Lanni Reisigner (Lemoyne, Pa./Cedar Cliff) added seven.

Herrgott finished with six kills to leave her three shy of 1,000 for her career. She also had six total blocks.

McShea recorded five kills, three aces and 11 digs.

Sarah Byron (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) steadied the defense with 13 digs.

McDaniel returns to action at Goucher on Tuesday. Match time is 7 p.m.

York (Pa.) def. McDaniel, 3-1 (25-23, 25-17, 21-25, 25-19)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 8, Anne McShea 6, Lanni Reisinger 6; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 19; Service Aces: McShea 4, Nuckles 4; Digs: Nuckles 14, McShea 11, Toms 11, Sarah Byron 10; Total Blocks: Herrgott 4, Sara Hanlon 3.

Elizabethtown def. McDaniel, 3-1 (25-17, 25-14, 15-25, 25-19)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Kelly Toms 9, Lanni Reisinger 7, Taylor Herrgott 6; Assists: Nuckles 21; Service Aces: Anne McShea 3; Digs: Sarah Byron 13, McShea 11; Total Blocks: Herrgott 6. 

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