McDaniel takes two on Eastern Shore

Sara Hanlon © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Sara Hanlon © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror downs Washington in five, sweeps Lancaster Bible

CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) recorded 33 kills to lead McDaniel to a pair of wins, including a 3-2 victory over Washington (Md.) in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action on Saturday.

The Green Terror (17-10, 5-3 CC) needed five sets to keep the Shorewomen (9-14, 0-8 CC) winless in conference play, winning the deciding set, 15-11. McDaniel took the first set 25-16 before Washington took a 2-1 lead in the match with victories of 25-21 and 25-22, respectively. The Green Terror forced the deciding set with a 25-17 win in set four.

The match with Lancaster Bible was nearly an hour quicker with McDaniel winning in straight sets, 25-12, 25-19, 25-11.

Against the hosts, Herrgott led four players in double-digit kills with 21. Anne McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) added 12 kills, three aces and 13 digs while Sara Hanlon (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) and Lanni Reisinger (Lemoyne, Pa./Cedar Cliff) each had 11 kills.

Reisinger added 13 digs while Kristen Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) and Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) paced the defense with 18 and 15 digs, respectively.

Nuckles added 47 assists to the attack. Hanlon had six total blocks.

Against the Crusaders (15-14), Herrgott notched 12 kills while McShea steadied the defense with 11 digs. Nuckles added 29 assists and two service aces.

The Green Terror returns to action at Johns Hopkins on Wednesday. Match time is 7 p.m.

McDaniel def. Washington (Md.), 3-2 (25-16, 21-25, 22-25, 25-17, 15-11)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 21, Anne McShea 12, Sara Hanlon 11, Lanni Reisinger 11; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 47; Aces: McShea 3; Digs: Nuckles 18, Katie Ferguson 15, McShea 13, Reisinger 13; Total Blocks: Hanlon 6, Herrgott 4, Reisinger 4.

McDaniel def. Lancaster Bible, 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-11)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 12, Sara Hanlon 8, Lanni Reisinger 7; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 29; Aces: Nuckles 2, Katie Ferguson 2; Digs: Anne McShea 11, Resigner 8, Ferguson 6; Total Blocks: Hanlon 2.