DeSales (19-7) 3, McDaniel (17-60
What: Non-Conference volleyball match
When: Saturday, Oct. 20
Where: Allentown, Pa.
THE SKINNY STORY
DeSales won three close sets, including two by two points, to top McDaniel, 3-0.
FOR THE FOES
• Gabby Savite led the Bulldogs with 14 kills and 14 digs.
THE REST OF THE STORY
• Tied at 22-all in the first set, a service error and Grace Moffit kill gave DeSales a 24-22 lead. Back-to-back errors evened the set at 24-all before Morgan Shoemaker had a kill to key the final two points of the 26-24 win.
• Clinging to a 16-15 lead in the second set, a Jess Smith ace keyed a 5-0 run that opened up a 21-15 lead en route to a 25-21 victory.
• McDaniel opened up a 17-14 lead on an Allie Lugar kill in the third set. DeSales, however, responded with the next three points to draw the set even. Tied at 19-all, Gabby Savite knocked down consecutive kills for a two-point lead. The Green Terror drew within 24-23 but Shoemaker knocked down her final kill to complete the sweep.
McDaniel returns to action at home against Dickinson on Wednesday. Match time is 7 p.m.