• Scholar-Athlete Profile: Ellie Ezekiel
    December 12, 2016
    For college athletes, putting on the uniform is a great honor. It represents years of preparation for the chance to play a beloved sport. But when your hard work changes the industry that produces those uniforms, it is a different level of achievement entirely.
  • Season in Review: 2016 Volleyball
    December 07, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall battled its way to a strong showing in 2016, finishing the season with a record of 19-9, 7-3 CC, and appearing in the Centennial Conference (CC) Playoffs. The Diplomats have now posted winning seasons in seven of the past eight years, and reached the CC Tournament in each of its last nine campaigns.
  • Ezekiel Earns ECAC Recognition
    November 30, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall’s Ellie Ezekiel was named to the 2016 ECAC Division III South Women's Volleyball All-Star Team, earning second team honors. The award marks the first time Ezekiel was recognized by the conference.
  • F&M Lands Three on All-Centennial Team
    November 08, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall landed three players on the All-Centennial Conference (CC) Volleyball Team, announced on Tuesday by the conference office. Ellie Ezekiel earned a spot on the first team, while Mary Leneweaver and Allison Edelstein received Honorable Mention.
  • F&M Falls to Muhlenberg in CC First Round
    November 02, 2016
    Fifth-seeded Franklin & Marshall fell just short in three consecutive sets to drop a 3-0 decision to No. 4 Muhlenberg on Wednesday night in the first round of the Centennial Conference (CC) Volleyball Tournament. The Diplomats finish the season with a 19-9 record after the defeat, while the Mules improved their record to 20-10 and moved into Saturday’s semifinal against No. 1 Johns Hopkins.
  • Diplomats Visit Muhlenberg for CC First Round
    November 01, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall’s 7-3 Centennial Conference (CC) record earned the Diplomats a berth in the CC Tournament for the ninth consecutive season, and for the third straight year as the No. 5 seed. F&M begins its quest for a seventh CC Title on Wednesday, visiting the fourth-seeded Mules of Muhlenberg for a 7:00 p.m. first-round match.
  • Ezekiel Named Player of the Week
    October 31, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall's Ellie Ezekiel was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Volleyball Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is the second of her career and the first of the season for the Diplomats.
  • Diplomats Take Two on Senior Day
    October 29, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall volleyball rounded out the 2016 regular season on Saturday by dropping Dickinson 3-0 in the final regular season Centennial Conference (CC) match of the year before taking down Moravian 3-1 in a nonconference contest. The Diplomats moved to 19-8, 7-3 CC with the wins, and are qualified for next week’s CC Tournament.
  • Volleyball - F&M vs. Gettysburg Video Highlights
    October 28, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall got 23 kills from Grace Polisano and 22 from Ellie Ezekiel to nab a 3-1 victory over Gettysburg on Wednesday night in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action. The win, which clinched a conference playoff berth for the Diplomats, improved F&M's record to 17-8, 6-3 CC while the Bullets fell to 16-8, 5-4 CC.
  • Polisano, Ezekiel Power Diplomats to Crucial CC Victory Over Gettysburg
    October 26, 2016
    A depleted Franklin & Marshall squad got 23 kills from Grace Polisano and 22 from Ellie Ezekiel to nab a 3-1 victory over Gettysburg on Wednesday night in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action. The win, which clinched a conference playoff berth for the Diplomats, improved F&M’s record to 17-8, 6-3 CC while the Bullets fell to 16-8, 5-4 CC.
  • F&M Hosts Gettysburg and Dickinson in CC Stretch Run
    October 25, 2016
    With a 5-3 record in the CC, a victory over Gettysburg on Wednesday night will clinch a spot in the conference playoffs for F&M. Wins against Gettysburg and Dickinson along with helpful results elsewhere could see the Diplomats finish as high as third and receive a crucial first-round bye.
  • Diplomats Outlast Washington, Fall to Salisbury
    October 22, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall volleyball snatched a 3-2 victory over hosts Washington in the first half of a trimatch on Saturday afternoon, before falling 3-0 to Salisbury in the second match of the day. The split moved the Diplomat record to 16-8 overall, while the victory against Washington improved their conference record to 5-3.
  • Diplomats Head to Washington for Trimatch
    October 19, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall enters the penultimate week of the regular season in fifth place in the Centennial Conference (CC) standings. Another big CC match kicks off a trimatch on Saturday, as the Diplomats take on hosts Washington College at 12:00 p.m. F&M owns a 38-7 lead over the Shorewomen, and has won 27 straight dating back to 1989.
  • F&M Splits Trimatch at Muhlenberg
    October 15, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall’s volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to Muhlenberg before rebounding with a 3-0 sweep of Union on Saturday at a trimatch hosted by the Mules. The split moved the Diplomats to 15-7, 4-3 CC on the year.
  • F&M Explodes to Victory Over McDaniel
    October 13, 2016
    An efficient team hitting effort and three players with double-digit kills powered Franklin & Marshall to a 3-0 tour de force over McDaniel on Thursday night in a crucial Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball showdown. The Diplomats improved to 14-6, 4-2 CC with the victory while the Green Terror fell to 11-11, 3-3.
  • Massive Centennial Matches Await Diplomats
    October 12, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall faces a huge week of Centennial Conference (CC) competition as the Diplomats enter at 13-6, 3-2 CC with matches scheduled against a pair of conference playoff contenders.
  • Volleyball - F&M vs. Stockton and Cabrini Video Highlights
    October 10, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall hit well over .300 in victories over Stockton and Cabrini on Saturday in a nonconference trimatch at the Mayser Center. The Diplomats improved to 13-6 with the pair of wins.
  • F&M Triumphs in Pair of Non-Conference Matches
    October 08, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall hit well over .300 in victories over Stockton and Cabrini on Saturday in a nonconference trimatch at the Mayser Center. The Diplomats improved to 13-6 with the pair of wins.
  • Blue Jays Beat Diplomats
    October 05, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall traveled to first-place Johns Hopkins on Wednesday night, falling 3-0 to the host Blue Jays. The loss dropped the Diplomats to 11-6, 3-2 CC while Hopkins improved to 10-3, 5-0.
  • F&M To Visit Johns Hopkins, Host Weekend Trimatch
    October 04, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall hosts Johns Hopkins at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday for the only Centennial Conference (CC) match of the week. The Diplomats own a 25-17 advantage in the all-time series, but last season’s showdown went to the Blue Jays on Oct. 7.
  • Volleyball - F&M vs. Bryn Mawr Video Highlights
    October 03, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall used quality serving and efficient offense to cruise past Bryn Mawr on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action. The Diplomats improved to 11-5, 3-1 CC with the win while the Owls fell to 2-10, 0-4 CC.
  • Diplomats Roll Over Bryn Mawr
    October 01, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall used quality serving and efficient offense to cruise past Bryn Mawr on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball action. The Diplomats improved to 11-5, 3-1 CC with the win while the Owls fell to 2-10, 0-4 CC.
  • Strong Offensive Effort Leads F&M Past Haverford
    September 28, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall logged 53 kills over four sets and put together a .226 hitting percentage on Wednesday night to clinch a 3-1 win on the road at Haverford in Centennial Conference (CC) volleyball. The Diplomats improved to 10-5, 2-1 CC with the win, while the Fords fell to 6-8, 0-3 CC.
  • Centennial Conference Action Continues with Pair of Matches
    September 27, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall opens week five by heading to Haverford on Wednesday night for a match at 7:00 p.m. The Diplomats own a 24-11 edge in the all-time series, but have split the last two meetings with the Fords.
  • Volleyball - F&M vs. Ursinus Video Highlights
    September 26, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall hosted Ursinus on Saturday for its first home Centennial Conference (CC) match of the 2016 volleyball season, dealing the Bears a 3-0 defeat. The Diplomats improved to 9-5, 1-1 CC while Ursinus fell to 5-5, 0-3 CC with the loss.
  • Diplomats Overpower Bears
    September 24, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall hosted Ursinus on Saturday for its first home Centennial Conference (CC) match of the 2016 volleyball season, dealing the Bears a 3-0 defeat. The Diplomats improved to 9-5, 1-1 CC while Ursinus fell to 5-5, 0-3 CC with the loss.
  • F&M Drops CC Opener to Swarthmore
    September 21, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall headed to Swarthmore on Wednesday night for the first Centennial Conference (CC) matchup of the 2016 volleyball season, dropping a 3-1 decision to the Garnet. The Diplomats fell to 8-5, 0-1 CC with the defeat, while Swarthmore moved to 10-1, 2-0 CC.
  • Diplomats Set for Centennial Opener
    September 20, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall starts Centennial Conference (CC) action on Wednesday by visiting Swarthmore at 7:30 p.m. The Diplomats have historically dominated the Garnet, leading the all-time series 38-6, but Swarthmore has won the last two and has not lost to F&M since 2013.
  • F&M Falls in Pair of Five-Set Contests
    September 17, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall put together a pair of quality performances on Saturday at day two of the F&M Scramble, but dropped two close matches with Ithaca and No. 14 Carnegie Mellon. The pair of losses dropped the Diplomats to 8-4 on the year.
  • Diplomats Earn Split at Day One of F&M Scramble
    September 16, 2016
    Franklin & Marshall volleyball took one of two matches at its own tournament on Friday, falling 3-1 to No. 13 Eastern before rebounding with a 3-0 sweep of Salisbury in the nightcap. The split moved the Diplomats to 8-2 on the year.
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