Four Diplomats Named All-Centennial

Four Diplomats Named All-Centennial

Complete Team

LANCASTER, Pa. – Four members of the Franklin & Marshall volleyball team were named to the All-Centennial Conference (CC) team when it was announced on Thursday. Pam Horner and Sydney Seydel were named to the first team, while Nicole Morano landed on the second team. Candice Tussing was given honorable mention.

Horner received her second career postseason recognition, earning second team honors a year ago. For the second straight year, she led the conference in assists with 823 with an average of 10.04 per game. Horner ranked second on the team in digs (253) and service aces (38).

Seydel, a sophomore, is making her first All-CC appearance. She finished the season with the best hitting percentage on the team with a .351. Her 2.69 kills and 3.20 points per game both ranked second on the team. Seydel also led the team in blocks with 20 solo and 60 total.

Morano earned her third straight All-CC appearance. Morano received first team honors a year ago and landed on the second team her sophomore year.  She was second on the team in blocks (49) and fourth in kills (135).  Morano became F&M's all-time career leader with 212 block assists this season.

Candice Tussing was given honorable mention, her first postseason honor. Tussing picked up 214 kills, 30 service aces and 178 digs.  The sophomore ranked fifth in the CC with 3.60 points a game.

The Diplomats won the CC Championship this season and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the seventh time in school history. F&M will travel to Christopher Newport in Newport News, Virginia, to take on Randolph-Macon on Friday at 1:00 p.m.