BRYN MAWR, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's volleyball team defeated Bryn Mawr 3-1 on the road Saturday in Centennial Conference (CC) action. With the victory, the Diplomats remain undefeated in CC play and improve to 9-10, 3-0 CC on the season. The Owls drop to 5-10, 1-2 CC.
F&M dominated the first set with a 25-13 win. In the opening frame, the Diplomats recorded 15 digs on 33 total attacks. In the second, F&M took a 2-0 advantage in the match with a 25-18 victory. Bryn Mawr battled back in the third to avoid the sweep, handing the Diplomats a 25-20 set loss. Up 2-1, F&M quickly recovered by taking the fourth set 25-21 to earn its ninth win of the season. The Diplomats saved their best set for last, recording 12 kills and only two errors in the frame.
As a team, F&M tallied 48 kills and 58 digs on the match. The Diplomats were strong from the serve position, registering nine aces on the day.
F&M returns to the court this Wednesday at the Mayser Center with a match against CC opponent Johns Hopkins. The contest is set to begin at 7:00 p.m.
F&M def. Bryn Mawr 25-13,25-18,20-25,25-21
F&M (9-10/3-0 CC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Kerry Rom 8-1-3; Rosalie Frank 8-0-3; Sydney Seydel 8-0-5; Jian Lipowcan 5-0-0; Candice Tussing 5-0-0; Caroline Hubbard 4-1-1; Julie Harvey 4-0-4; Ellana Benabou 2-0-0; Katie Foreman 2-0-2; Meghan Hubert 1-3-0; Gabrielle Connor 1-0-0; Alyssa Sanchez 0-3-0; Caitlin Krutsick 0-1-0; Totals 48-9-11.5. (Assists) - Caroline Hubbard 18; Meghan Hubert 15. (Dig leaders) - Kerry Rom 10; Alyssa Sanchez 9; Meghan Hubert 9
Bryn Mawr (5-10/1-2 CC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Rachel Ofili 17-1-7; Hannah Rosebrock 7-0-4; Noemi Moreno 5-0-1; Sarah Gates 4-0-2; Ellen Chiu 1-0-0; Avary Taylor 0-3-1; Danielle Preziuso 0-1-1; Zoe Holman 0-3-0; Totals 34-8-10.0. (Assists) - Danielle Preziuso 32. (Dig leaders) - Noemi Moreno 15; Zoe Holman 14; Miranda McDevitt 8; Danielle Preziuso