LANCASTER, Pa. - Kerry Rom posted 12 kills and nine digs to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 3-0 sweep of Muhlenberg on Homecoming Saturday. With the fourth win in their last five matches, the Diplomats improved to 22-5 (8-1 Centennial). Muhlenberg slipped to 8-12 (3-4 CC).
Three Diplomats, Candice Tussing, Nicole Morano, and Sydney Seydel, each recorded eight kills in the 25-15, 25-18, 25-23 win. The two teams combined for 96 digs in the Digging for the Cure match. Fans were able to sponsor players per dig or donate to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Franklin & Marshall returns to action next Saturday, closing out the regular season at Swarthmore.
Franklin & Marshall def. Muhlenberg 25-15,25-18,25-23
Muhlenberg (8-12, 3-4 CC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Brittany Williams 7-1-1; Davi Gordon 6-0-0; Phylicia Lee 6-1-1; Jennifer Seeba 5-0-2; Jackie Price 5-0-0; Bryn Baker 2-2-0; Totals 31-4-2.5. (Assists) - Bryn Baker 25. (Dig leaders) - Christina Cangelosi 16; Davi Gordon 10; Brittany Williams 9; Phylicia Lee 8
Franklin & Marshall (22-5, 8-1 CC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Kerry Rom 12-1-2; Sydney Seydel 8-0-2; Candice Tussing 8-2-1; Nicole Morano 8-0-1; Jessica Poucel 6-0-0; Pam Horner 3-3-0; Katy May 1-1-0; Stephanie Armstrong 0-1-0; Totals 46-8-4.0. (Assists) - Pam Horner 40. (Dig leaders) - Katy May 12; Kerry Rom 9; Lis Power 8