McDaniel puts scare into Haverford

Lanni Reisinger © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Lanni Reisinger © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Fords rally for 3-2 win to eliminate Green Terror on final day

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Lanni Reisinger (Lemoyne, Pa./Cedar Cliff) recorded 14 kills but McDaniel fell 3-2 to 25th-ranked Haverford in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action on Saturday.

The Green Terror (17-12, 5-5 CC) dropped its first five-set match of the season after the Fords (28-3, 10-0 CC) took the deciding set 15-12 to finish the CC slate undefeated and eliminated McDaniel from postseason contention.

The Green Terror took the opening set 25-23 before Haverford evened the match with a 25-19 win. McDaniel won set three 25-23 before the Fords forced the deciding set, 25-21.

Taylor Herrgott (Derwood, Md./Magruder) and Sara Hanlon (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) added 13 kills apiece. Kristen Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) added 44 assists to the attack and 28 digs to the defense.

Anne McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) and Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) added with 19 digs each while Reisinger had 18.

Herrgott notched six total blocks while Hanlon and Nuckles had four each.

No. 25 Haverford def. McDaniel, 3-2 (23-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-21, 15-12)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Lanni Reisinger 14, Taylor Herrgott 13, Sara Hanlon 13; Assists: Kristen Nuckles 44; Aces: Herrgott 2, Anne McShea 2; Digs: Nuckles 28, Katie Ferguson 19, McShea 19, Reisinger 18, Sarah Byron 13; Total Blocks: Herrgott 6, Nuckles 4, Hanlon 4.