November 1, 2008

Haverford sweeps McDaniel from contention

HAVERFORD, Pa. – Rebecca Salvo recorded a match-high 15 kills to lead Haverford to a 3-0 win over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action on Saturday.

            With the loss, the Green Terror (12-16, 5-5 CC) were eliminated from the playoff chase on the season’s final day while the Fords (22-6, 9-1 CC), by virtue of Gettysburg’s 3-1 win over Muhlenberg, earned the No. 2 seed in next week’s tournament.
            Haverford won its fourth straight match by set scores of 25-22, 25-18 and 25-13, respectively.
            Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) led the McDaniel attack with eight kills. She added two aces and two total blocks.
            Kristie Fourcade (Ijamsville, Md./St. Johns at Prospect Hall) had 13 assists while Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) led the defense with 13 digs. Kristin Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) added 10 digs.
            Kate Comey had 31 assists for Haverford while Kelsey Cantwell led the defense with 15 digs and three blocks.
 
Haverford def. McDaniel, 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-13)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 8, Sara Hanlon 7, Kristen Nuckles 6; Assists: Kristie Fourcade 13, Nuckles 6; Service Aces: Herrgott 2; Digs: Katie Ferguson 13, Nuckles 10; Blocks: Herrgott 2.
 
Haverford Leaders:
Kills: Rebecca Salvo 15; Assists: Kate Comey 31; Service Aces: Rachel Salvo 5, Comey 3; Digs: Kelsey Cantwell 15; Blocks: Cantwell 3, Jenine Abbassi 2, Rachel Salvo 2.
 
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