McShea records eight kills

Colette Kellen, Bryanna Smith  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Colette Kellen, Bryanna Smith 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg took the second set 27-25 to key a 3-0 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action on Wednesday.

Annie McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) led the Green Terror (5-19, 0-8 CC) with eight kills while Kloe Martin (Littleton, Colo./Heritage) added seven.

Cydney Bracken paced the Bullets (14-10, 5-2 CC) with 15 kills.

Clinging to a 10-8 lead after three straight Martin aces, Gettysburg tallied 15 of the final 19 points in the first set to take a 25-12 victory.

After McDaniel rallied from a 20-16 deficit to knot the second set at 22, another Martin ace gave the visitors a one-point advantage.

Two Bracken kills turned the one-point deficit into a one-point lead. The teams traded points until the Bullets were able to capture the final two for the 27-25 win.

Tied at 6-all, two Kate DeLass aces keyed a 4-0 burst to take a 10-6 lead. Gettysburg stretched the lead to as many as 21-14 before kills from McShea and Martin helped close the deficit to 22-20.

Gettysburg took the final three points for a 25-20 win.

Colette Kellen (Derwood, Md./Covenant Life) added 18 assists. McShea chipped in eight digs while Olivia Kunc (Chesterbrook, Pa./Conestoga) had seven. Martin finished with the four aces.

McDaniel returns to action at home in a trimatch against Rosemont and Trinity (D.C.) on Saturday. Action begins at 12 p.m.