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Embry records eight kills, 16 digs in season-opening win

Marlowe Embry serves.
Marlowe Embry (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel (1-0) 3, Lancaster Bible (0-1) 0
What:
Opening match of Battlefield Classic
When:
Friday, Aug. 31
Where: Gettysburg, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel prevailed in three close sets to top Lancaster Bible 3-0 in the season opener. The Green Terror won the first set 25-18 before taking the second set, 25-19. McDaniel rounded out the sweep with a 25-21 victory.

THE LEADERS
Marlowe Embry (San Jose, Calif./J.H. Pitman) recorded eight kills and hit .333. She also tallied a team-best 16 digs and added three aces.
Allie Lugar (Wilmington, Del./Dupont) matched Embry with eight kills to lead the attack.
Gayle Edelstein (Livingston, N.J./Livingston) contributed four aces and 12 assists.
Lauren Wells (Glen Allen, Va./Glen Allen) added 14 assists.
Emma Lorenzen (Hagerstown, Md./South Hagerstown) notched three block solos.

THE INSIDE STORY
Makayla Patterson (Colorado Springs, Colo./Cheyenne Mountain) had a career-best seven kills.
• The Green Terror recorded 12 aces as a team. McDaniel had just five matches in all of 2017 with 12 or more aces as a team.

NEXT UP
McDaniel wraps up Day One at the Battlefield Classic against Meredith on Friday night at 7 p.m.

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