McDaniel drops two on second day of Green Terror Invitational

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) recorded 28 kills to earn a spot on the all-tournament team but McDaniel dropped both of its matches on the second day of the 27th Annual Green Terror Invitational in non-conference volleyball action on Saturday.

            The Green Terror (9-13) dropped a five-set match to Gallaudet, falling in the first two sets 25-23 and 25-21 before forcing the deciding set with 25-19 and 25-20 victories, respectively. The Bison took the fifth set, 15-7.
            In its second match, McDaniel fell to tournament champions and No. 24 Salisbury, 3-0 (25-19, 25-9, 25-17).
            Against Gallaudet (12-14), Herrgott led the way with 20 kills and just one error in 40 attempts. Kristen Nuckless (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy), who joined Herrgott on the all-tournament team, and Kristie Fourcade (Ijamsville, Md./St. Johns at Prospect Hall) recorded 22 and 16 assists, respectively. Nuckles addd 12 digs and two service aces while Fourcade tallied a team-high 20 digs.
            Four other players reached double figures in the dig column. Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) and Sara Hanlon (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) recorded 13 apiece while Lanni Reisinger (Lemoyne, Pa./Cedar Cliff) and Jenna Filipone (Wayne, Pa./Radnor) added 11 and 10, respectively. Herrgott and Hanlon had four total blocks each.
            Against the Sea Gulls (27-1), Herrgott led the attack with eight kills while Fourcade and Nuckles tallied eight assists apiece. Fourcade added 10 digs while Herrgott had five blocks.
            McDaniel returns to action at home against Dickinson on Wednesday. Match time is 7 p.m.
Gallaudet def. McDaniel, 3-2 (25-23, 25-21, 19-25, 20-25, 15-7)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 20, Sara Hanlon 9; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 22, Kristie Fourcade 16; Aces: Hanlon 3, Nuckles 2; Digs: Fourcade 20, Hanlon 13, Katie Ferguson 13, Lanni Reisinger 11, Jenna Filipone 10; Blocks: Herrgott 4, Hanlon 4.
No. 24 Salisbury def. McDaniel, 3-0 (25-19, 25-9, 25-17)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Herrgott 8; Assists: Fourcade 8, Nuckles 8; Aces: none; Digs: Fourcade 10; Blocks: Herrgott 5.
Other Results:
No. 24 Salisbury def. Gallaudet, 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 25-15)
Gordon def. Penn State Behrend, 3-0 (27-25, 25-23, 25-21)
Gordon def. Newbury, 3-0 (25-3, 25-11, 25-14)
Penn State Behrend def. Newbury, 3-0 (25-6, 25-6, 25-5)
All-Tournament Team:
Kristin Nuckles, McDaniel
Taylor Herrgott, McDaniel
Ludmila Mounty-Weinstock, Gallaudet
Justine Jeter, Gallaudet
Stacey Krebs, Salisbury
Danielle Woods, Penn State Behrend