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Volleyball swept in road conference match

Taylor Lindsay (c) 2021 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Taylor Lindsay (c) 2021 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Muhlenberg (7-7,1-2 CC) 3, McDaniel (5-9,1-2) 0
What:
Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball match
When:
Saturday, Oct. 2
Where: Allentown, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
Late runs in all three sets helped Muhlenberg to a 3-0 win over McDaniel.

THE LEADERS
Taylor Lindsay (Kennett Square, Pa./Unionville) led the Green Terror defense with nine digs.
• Anna Jezerski (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) added eight kills and eight digs. She also had three blocks.
Brenna Campbell (Clarion, Pa./Clarion Area) contributed 17 assists to go with six digs and a block.

FOR THE FOES
• Esmae Oehler finished with 13 kills and 10 digs to lead the Mules.
• Alyssa Faville led the defense with 11 digs.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• McDaniel jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first set  Muhelnberg countered with five of the next six to even the set at 6-all. Tied at 8-all, the Mules tallied the next four to force a timeout and gradually opened up the lead from theere for a 25-17 victory.
• The second set featured nine ties and five lead changes with neither team able to open up a lead of more htna three before a pair of Emma Eglington aces keyed a 6-0 finish to the set for a 25-20 win.
• The Mules jumped out early in the third set with two Julia Ficon aces keing an 5-0 run that opened up a 9-4 edge. The Green Terror rallied out of a timeout to take a 13-12 lead behind a five straight service points from Angalyn Strouse (Spring Grove, Pa./Spring Grove) but a 5-2 counter reestablished the Mule lead at 17-15. Muhlenberg did not trail again in the 25-20 win.

THE INSIDE STORY
Tatiana Hamilton (Laurel, Md./Reservoir) added eight digs.
Angalyn Strouse chipped in a pair of service aces.

NEXT UP
The Green Terror concludes the trimatch against DeSales at 2 p.m.

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