October 10, 2008

McDaniel splits pair on first day of Green Terror Invitational

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) recorded 19 kills to lead McDaniel to a 1-1 day on the first day of the 27th Annual Green Terror Invitational in non-conference volleyball action on Friday.

            The Green Terror (9-11) defeated Newbury 3-0 (25-7, 25-12, 25-2) before falling to Gallaudet in four sets, 19-25, 27-25, 25-13, 25-21.
            Against the Nighthawks (3-15), Herrgott notched 10 kills while Kristen Nuckless (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) and Kristie Fourcade (Ijamsville, Md./St. Johns at Prospect Hall) recorded 11 and 10 assists, respectively.
            Nuckles added seven aces and five digs while Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) added six digs and three aces.
            Against the Bison (11-13), Herrgott and Nuckles led the attack with nine and seven kills, respectively. Fourcade added 16 assists while Nuckles had 10.
            Ferguson and Fourcade steadied the defense with 11 digs apiece. Herrgott added four blocks.
            McDaniel returns to action in the second day of the Green Terror Invitational on Saturday. By virtue of tiebreakers, the Green Terror advance to the championship bracket and will play Gallaudet at 10 a.m. and No. 24 Salisbury at 12 p.m.
 
McDaniel def. Newbury, 3-0 (25-7, 25-12, 25-2)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 10; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 11, Kristie Fourcade 10; Aces: Nuckles 7, Katie Ferguson 2; Digs: Ferguson 6, Nuckles 5, Fourcade 4; Blocks: Herrgott 1, Kelly Toms 1.
 
Gallaudet def. McDaniel, 3-1 (19-25, 27-25, 25-13, 25-21)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Herrgott 9, Nuckles 7; Assists: Fourcade 16, Nuckles 10; Aces: Fourcade 2; Digs: Ferguson 11, Fourcade 11; Blocks: Herrgott 4, Nuckles 2.
 
Other Results:
Gallaudet def. Newbury, 3-0 (25-7, 25-12, 25-2)
Penn State Behrend def. Gordon, 3-1 (25-18, 25-16, 22-25, 25-15)
No. 24 Salisbury def. Penn State Behrend, 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 25-23)
No. 24 Salisbury def. Gordon, 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-17)
 
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