September 19, 2009

McDaniel takes two

Green Terror open CC schedule with 3-0 win at Muhlenberg, tack on 3-1 victory over Wilkes

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) recorded 26 kills and nine total blocks in a pair of wins for McDaniel in volleyball action on Saturday.

Opening its Centennial Conference (CC) schedule, the Green Terror (7-4, 1-0 CC) tallied a 3-0 victory over Muhlenberg (3-7, 0-1 CC) before notching a 3-1 win over Wilkes.

In the opening match, McDaniel recorded the sweep, 25-22, 27-25, 25-21. Against Wilkes, the Green Terror took opening set 26-24 before the Colonels (9-3) took the second set, 25-23. McDaniel wrapped up its second win of the day, 25-15 and 25-22, respectively.

Herrgott notched 13 kills in each match, adding four blocks against the Mules and five against Wilkes. She also recorded 10 digs against the Colonels.

Sara Hanlon (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) registered 11 kills in the first match while Lanni Reisinger (Lemoyne, Pa./Cedar Cliff) had nine to go with 21 digs in the second match.

Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) led the defense with 40 digs over the two matches, including 22 against Wilkes.

Kristen Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) added 47 set assists, including 28 to go with 19 digs against the Colonels.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Franklin & Marshall on Wednesday. Match time is 7 p.m.

McDaniel def. Muhlenberg, 3-0 (25-22, 27-25, 25-21)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 13, Sara Hanlon 11; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 19, Jackie Hawkins 11; Service Aces: Hawkins 2, Sarah Byron 2; Digs: Katie Ferguson 18, Hawkins 11; Total Blocks: Herrgott 4, Nuckles 4.

McDaniel def. Wilkes, 3-1 (26-24, 23-25, 25-15, 25-22)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 13, Lanni Reisinger 9, Anne McShea 8; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 28, Jackie Hawkins 19; Digs: Katie Ferguson 22, Reisinger 21, Nuckles 19; Total Blocks: Herrgott 5.

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