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Hannah Krobock  2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Hannah Krobock 2011 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Weldon leads defense with six digs

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall recorded 16 aces and nine total blocks to key a 3-0 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action on Wednesday.

Melissa Weldon (Broomall, Pa./Country Day School of the Sacred Heart) led the Green Terror (0-10, 0-2 CC) with six digs and two kills.

Julie Harvey and Elise Gilchrist each recorded four aces for the Diplomats (3-7, 1-0 CC), who registered the sweep with wins of 25-7, 25-12 and 25-16.

Gilchrist added three block assists while Heather Letzkus and Ellana Benabou had four total blocks each. Harvey led the offense with five kills.

Annie McShea (Frederick,Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) added seven assists and two aces for McDaniel while Hannah Krobock (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) chipped in a team-best three kills to go with two digs.

Lauren Lewis (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) added three digs and two kills while Sarah Marshall (Lexington, Mass./Gann Academy) had two kills and an ace. Jaina Maultsby (Baltimore, Md./Western) contributed an assist and dig.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Bryn Mawr on Saturday. Match time is 1 p.m.


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