McDaniel falls twice

Annie McShea © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Annie McShea © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror drops two 3-0 decisions at W&L

LEXINGTON, Va. – Annie McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) recorded 11 kills in a pair of losses for McDaniel on the second day of the Washington and Lee Invitational in non-conference volleyball action on Saturday.

The Green Terror (0-8) fell to Averett (25-16, 25-16, 25-19) and Transylvania (25-8, 25-9, 25-10) by identical 3-0 scores for its first eight-match skid to start a season since opening 0-10 in 1995.

Against Averett, Kristen Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) led the way with nine kills while McShea and Kelly Toms (Hagerstown, Md./North Hagerstown) had five kills apiece.

Jackie Hawkins (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) added 19 assists while Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) steadied the defense with 12 digs.

Against Transylvania, McShea had six kills and Hawkins notched nine assists to pace the offense. Ferguson and Hawkins steadied the defense with 13 and 11 digs, respectively.

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

Averett def. McDaniel, 3-0 (25-16, 27-16, 25-19)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Kristen Nuckles 9, Annie McShea 5, Kelly Toms 5; Assists: Jackie Hawkins 19; Aces: N/A; Digs: Katie Ferguson 12; Total Blocks: N/A.

Transylvania def. McDaniel, 3-0 (25-8, 27-9, 25-10)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Annie McShea 6; Assists: Jackie Hawkins 9; Aces: N/A; Digs: Katie Ferguson 13, Hawkins 11; Total Blocks: N/A.