McDaniel drops pair

Annie McShea © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Annie McShea © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Elizabethown, York sweep Green Terror in tri-match

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Kristen Nuckles (Suffolk, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk Academy) recorded 17 kills in a pair of matches for McDaniel, which dropped 3-0 decisions to Elizabethtown and York (Pa.) in non-conference volleyball action on Saturday.

The Blue Jays (1-0) opened the day with a sweep, taking the match by set scores of 25-8, 25-18, 25-17 before making it a 2-0 day with a win over the Spartans (2-1) in five sets.

The Green Terror (0-3) dropped the final match of the day to York, 25-14, 27-25, 25-21.

Against Elizabethtown, Nuckles led the way with 10 kills and seven aces. Annie McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) added six kills and five aces.

The Blue Jays opened up a 6-0 lead in the first set en route to the easy set victory.

Against York, McShea paced McDaniel with 10 kills while Nuckles added seven.

Jackie Hawkins (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) added 21 assists and seven digs. Katie Ferguson (Dover, Pa./Northern York) led the defense with 12 digs while Sarah Byron (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) had 10.

The Green Terror returns to action at Stevenson on Wednesday. Match time is 7 p.m.

Elizabethtown def. McDaniel, 3-0 (25-8, 25-18, 25-17)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Kristen Nuckles 10, Annie McShea 6, Jackie Hawkins 5; Assists: Jackie Hawkins 24; Aces: Nuckles 7, McShea 5, Sara Erlichman 5; Digs: N/A; Total Blocks: Elrichman 1, Katie Ferguson 1.

York (Pa.) def. McDaniel, 3-0 (25-14, 27-25, 25-21)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Annie McShea 10, Kristen Nuckles 7; Assists: Jackie Hawkins 21; Aces: Hawkins 2; Digs: Katie Ferguson 12, Sarah Byron 10; Total Blocks: Maggie Fennelly 2, Nuckles 1, Kelly Toms 1.