F&M Hits the Road, Opens CC Play – Week 3 Match Notes

F&M Hits the Road, Opens CC Play – Week 3 Match Notes

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Match 8
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018
F&M vs. Moravian | Bethlehem | 7:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M Leads 28-15
Streak: F&M +8
Last F&M Victory: 3-0, Sept. 23, 2017
Last MOR Victory: 3-0, Aug. 30, 2002

Match 9
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018
F&M at Muhlenberg | Allentown | 12:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M Leads 24-6
Streak: MC +3
Last F&M Victory: 3-2, Sept. 23, 2015
Last MC Victory: 3-1, Oct. 18, 2017

Match 10
Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018
F&M vs. Carnegie Mellon | Allentown | 2:30 PM

Series Record: CM Leads 7-2
Streak: CM +7
Last F&M Victory: 2-0, Oct. 14, 1994
Last CM Victory: 3-2, Sept. 17, 2016

Series History: Franklin & Marshall opens the week at Moravian looking to keep a dominant eight-match winning streak alive against the Greyhounds. The Diplomats head to Muhlenberg on Saturday for a tri-match, first opening Centennial Conference (CC) play against the Mules before taking on Carnegie Mellon later in the day. F&M owns a 12-4 edge when playing Muhlenberg in Allentown.

Last Meetings: The Diplomats delivered a 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-16) sweep against Moravian last season. Grace Maggiore led the way with a double-double, tallying 32 assists, 10 digs, and four kills. Grace Polisano paced the offense with 13 kills and nine digs. 

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F&M fell to Muhlenberg 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 19-25, 20-25) on October 18 last season. Polisano notched a double-double of 11 kills, 11 digs, and four service aces while Barbara Kapustin set the pace with 13 kills, eight digs, and one ace.  

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The Diplomats dropped a hard-fought 3-2 loss to then No. 14 Carnegie Mellon on Sept. 17, 2016. Polisano led five Diplomats in double-digit kills, recording 15. Ellie Ezekiel and Sarah Landry contributed 13, while Christine Yoo added 11 and Cassie Garison notched 10.

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Last Week (3-0)

Wed. Sept. 5 vs. Neumann: W, 3-1 | Recap
Sat. Sept. 8 vs. Penn St.-Altoona: W, 3-0 | Recap
Sat. Sept. 8 at Lebanon Valley: W, 3-0 | Recap 

Among the Leaders (CC): Setter Maggiore sits fourth in the CC after averaging 8.08 assists per set while sophomore Carly Ostrowski currently ranks ninth with .64 service aces per set.