Dickinson defeats McDaniel, 3-1

Melissa Weldon © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Melissa Weldon © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Zuvic leads way with match-high 13 kills

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Lauren Yuri recorded seven kills to lead Dickinson to a 3-1 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action on Wednesday.

The Red Devils (5-11, 2-2 CC) took the first set 25-20 before stretching their match lead to 2-0 with a 25-17 win in the second set. The Green Terror (2-16, 1-4 CC) took the third set 25-22 before Dickinson closed out the match with a 25-17 victory in the fourth set.

Jackie Hawkins (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) led the way for McDaniel with nine kills and 10 assists. Kelly Toms (Hagerstown, Md./North Hagerstown) chipped in eight kills while Annie McShea (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) and Maggie Fennelly (Madison, N.J./Madison) added seven kills apiece.

Zuvic added 14 digs for the Red Devils while Joanna DeCastro steadied the defense with 15 digs. Liz Norris had four blocks while Zuvic, Kaylee Britain and Jessy Cooper had three blocks each.

Sarah Byron (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) steadied the Green Terror defense with 21 digs while adding nine assists. Hawkins added three aces while Sarah Mason (Westminster, Md./Westminster) had 13 digs and three aces.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Match time is 12:30 p.m.

Dickinson def. McDaniel, 3-1 (25-20, 25-17, 22-25, 25-17)
McDaniel Leaders:
Kills: Jackie Hawkins 9, Kelly Toms 8, Maggie Fennelly 7, Annie McShea 7; Assists: Hawkins 10, Sarah Byron 9; Aces: Hawkins 3, Sarah Mason 3, McShea 2; Digs: Sarah Byron 21, Mason 13; Total Blocks: Toms 2.