Diplomats Take Two

Diplomats Take Two

SALISBURY, Md.—Franklin & Marshall finished the Salisbury Tournament with a pair of 3-0 wins over Oneonta St. in nonconference volleyball action on Sunday.  The Diplomats took the opening match by scores of 25-15, 25-9, and 25-21; then won the second match by scores of 25-11, 25-18, and 28-26.

In the first match, the Diplomats (13-10) were led by Julie Harvey, who had 21 kills, and a .447 hitting percentage.  Sydney Seydel and Heather Letzkus added another eight kills apiece.  Katy May recorded 12 digs to pace the defense.  F&M also had a strong service game, notching ten aces, led by Caroline Hubbard and Jessica Poucel with three each.

In the second match, the Diplomats received contributions from the entire roster.  Harvey once again led the offense with 10 kills.  Hubbard and Meghan Hubert helped set up the attack, combining for 33 assists.  Defensively, May led the way with nine digs.  Caitlin Krutsick and Lis Power recorded eight digs each.  May also tallied four service aces.

F&M will return to the court on Oct. 22, when the Diplomats will take on Washington in a Centennial Conference matchup before facing Catholic in a nonconference tilt.  The first match begins at 12 p.m., with the second match to follow immediately thereafter.

Franklin & Marshall def. Oneonta St. 25-15,25-9,25-21

Franklin & Marshall (12-10) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Julie Harvey 21-1-1; Sydney Seydel 8-0-0; Heather Letzkus 8-0-3; Candice Tussing 4-0-3; Jessica Poucel 2-3-0; Lis Power 1-2-0; Katy May 0-1-0; Caroline Hubbard 0-3-0; Totals 44-10-4.0. (Assists) - Caroline Hubbard 32. (Dig leaders) - Katy May 12; Lis Power 9


Franklin & Marshall def. Oneonta St. 25-11,25-15,28-26

Franklin & Marshall (13-10) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Julie Harvey 10-1-1; Candice Tussing 7-0-3; Sydney Seydel 6-0-2; Jessica Poucel 6-1-1; Gabrielle Connor 2-1-0; Caitlin Krutsick 2-0-0; Meghan Hubert 2-1-2; Ellana Benabou 1-0-0; Heather Letzkus 1-0-0; Jian Lipowcan 1-0-1; Caroline Hubbard 1-1-0; Mariah Eble 0-0-1; Lis Power 0-1-0; Katy May 0-4-0; Totals 39-10-8.0. (Assists) - Caroline Hubbard 20; Meghan Hubert 13. (Dig leaders) - Katy May 9; Caitlin Krutsick 8; Lis Power 8