September 16, 2009

Frostburg sweeps out of town with win

McDaniel gets 10-assist, 12-dig performance from Nuckles in 3-0 loss to Bobcats

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Brooke Winterling recorded 17 kills to go with six aces, leading Frostburg to a 3-0 win over McDaniel in non-conference volleyball action on Wednesday.

The Bobcats (10-1) raced out to a 22-10 lead in the first set and never looked back, taking the opening set 25-18 before completing the sweep with 25-17 and 25-20 wins in sets two and three, respectively.

Kristen Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) led the Green Terror (5-4) with four kills, 10 assists and 12 digs on a night where the team recorded just 20 kills in the three-set match.

Winterling had nearly half of Frostburg's 35 kills and more than half of her team's 11 aces.

Sarah Stephens added eight kills and a team-high 12 digs for the Bobcats while Jamie Thomas chipped in 11 digs.

Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) and Anne McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) joined Nuckles to lead the McDaniel attack with four kills apiece. Herrgott added three total blocks while McShea had eight digs.

Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) added three aces and five digs.

The Green Terror returns to action in the Centennial Conference opener at Muhlenberg on Saturday. The tri-match with the Mules and Wilkes starts at 12 p.m.

Frostburg def. McDaniel, 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-20)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Taylor Herrgott 4, Kristen Nuckles 4, Anne McShea 4; Assists: Nuckles 10, Jackie Hawkins 8; Service Aces: Katie Ferguson 3, Herrgott 2; Digs: Nuckles 12, McShea 8; Total Blocks: Herrgott 3.

Frostburg Leaders:
Kills: Brooke Winterling 17, Sarah Stephens 8; Assists: Kylie Carrinton 18, Lacie Johnson 7; Service Aces: Winterling 6, Jamie Thomas 3; Digs: Stephens 12, Thomas 11; Total Blocks: Stephens 2, Chelsea Wassell 2.

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