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Jezerski leads attack with 18 kills on Volleyball Senior Day

Anna Jezerski (c) 2021 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Anna Jezerski (c) 2021 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
Ursinus (5-13, 3-5 CC) 3, McDaniel (6-15, 2-6 CC) 2
What:
Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball match
When:
Saturday, Oct. 23
Where: Westminster, Md.

THE SKINNY
Ursinus rallied back with wins in the fourth and fifth sets to overcome an early deficit from McDaniel and capture the deciding set 15-12 for a 3-2 win.

THE LEADERS
• Anna Jezerski (Ellicott City, Md./Howard) led the Green Terror with 18 kills.
Nia Roberts (Walkersville, Md./Frederick) finished with 10 kills and an ace.
Lauren Guyer (York, Pa./York Suburban) anchored the defense with 10 digs.

FOR THE FOES
• Caroline Sherman led the Bears offense with 16 kills.
• Claire Worley and Rachel Bernard combined for 43 assists.
• Katie Cressman finished with a double-double totaling 15 kills and 12 digs.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• McDaniel jumped out early on Ursinus taking a 12-5 lead before a Bear timeout in the first set. Ursinus regrouped and closed the gap to 23-22. Anna Jezerski connected on kill late for a 25-23 first set victory.
• The second set featured 14 ties in a close fought battle. Lauren Guyer had back-to-back aces to bring it even at 7-all. Caroline Sherman scored two of the last five points for Ursinus, who edged out a 25-23 win.
• McDaniel took control of the third set early, combining for 12 kills with only three errors to pull away from the Bears in a 25-16 victory.
• The Bears responded in the fourth set with an early 10-4 lead, forcing a Green Terror timeout. McDaniel closed the gap to three with two aces from Regan Gefroh (Fort Collins, Colo./Fort Collins) and a Jezerski kill but Ursinus regrouped and closed out a 25-15 win to force a fifth set.
• The deciding set featured four ties early. Katie Cressman recorded four of her 15 kills in the final set to key the three-point win.

THE INSIDE STORY
Brenna Campbell (Clarion, Pa./Carion Area) tallied 45 assists for McDaniel.
Angalyn Strouse (Spring Grove, Pa./Spring Grove) finished with eight kills and three digs.

NEXT UP
The Green Terror closes out the home schedule in the second half of the Saturday tri-match against Goucher.

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