CARLISLE, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's volleyball team clinched the top seed in next weeks Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament with a 3-0 bashing of Dickinson on Saturday afternoon to close out its regular season. The win improves the Diplomats' record to 17-13, 9-1 CC, while the Red Devils drop to 7-14, 5-5 CC.
In the first set, F&M pulled ahead to an early 1-0 lead in the match with a 25-19 victory. In the frame, the Diplomats recorded 15 kills and only four errors on 32 total attacks.
F&M hit its stride in the second set, cruising to a 25-14 win and taking the 2-0 lead in the match. The Diplomats registered 12 kills in the frame on 24 total attacks.
In the third, F&M completed the sweep with a 25-18 victory to close out the match and lock up the number-one seed in the CC Tournament.
With the win, the Diplomats earn a first round bye and will play the winner of Wednesday's matchup between Haverford and Gettysburg. F&M steps back on the court Saturday for the CC Semifinals, which are held at the Mayser Center.