McDaniel (4-3) 3, Eastern (3-2) 0
What: Non-conference volleyball match
When: Saturday, Sept. 7
Where: Grantham, Pa.
THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel capped a tri-match with a sweep of Eastern to earn a split on the day.
• Marlowe Embry (San Jose, Calif./J.H. Pitman) led the Green Terror with 13 kills to go with four aces and six digs.
• Anna Jezerski (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) added 14 kills on just 17 swings for a .706 hitting percentage.
• Kendall Hanak (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Cheyenne Mountain) steadied the defense with 10 digs.
FOR THE FOES
• Caroline Shelby led the Eagles with 12 kills.
THE REST OF THE STORY
• Tied at 6-all in the first set, Marlowe Embry and Anna Jezerski combined for five kills in a 6-0 run that gave McDaniel a 12-6 advantage en route to a 25-15 victory.
• Trailing 5-4, Emma Lorenzen (Hagerstown, Md./South Hagerstown), Embry and Jezerski each put down kills on successive points to key a 5-0 run that gave McDaniel a 9-5 edge. Back-to-back Embry aces during another 5-0 run helped pushed the lead to 16-9 in a 25-19 win.
• In the third set, two Isabel Paci (Ellicott City, Md./River Hill) aces keyed a 5-0 burst that turned a 7-5 deficit into a 10-7 lead. The lead swelled to 21-13 en route to a 25-19 win to complete the sweep.
THE INSIDE STORY
• Gayle Edelstein (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) added 35 assists for the Green Terror.
• Emma Lorenzen finished with nine kills.
• Isabel Paci chipped in seven kills and two blocks with the two aces.
McDaniel returns to action at home against Mary Washington on Tuesday. Match time is 6 p.m.