F&M Set to Host Scramble

F&M Set to Host Scramble
Game 9
Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013
Franklin & Marshall vs. Mt. St. Vincent  | Lancaster, Pa.  |  10:00 a.m.
Series Record: 0-0
Streak: First meeting
Lat F&M Victory: First meeting
Last Mt. St. Vincent Victory: First meeting
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Game 10
Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013
Franklin & Marshall vs. Cabrini  | Lancaster, Pa.  | 12:00 p.m.
Series Record: F&M leads 8-2
Streak: F&M +6
Last F&M Victory: 3-0, Oct. 3, 2009
Last Cabrini Victory: 2-1, Sept. 9, 1987
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Game 11
Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013
Franklin & Marshall vs. Susquehanna  | Lancaster, Pa.  |  2:00 p.m.
Series Record: F&M leads 20-8
Streak: F&M +9
Last F&M Victory: 3-2, Sept. 16, 2012
Last Susquehanna Victory: 3-2, Sept. 2, 1995
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Series History: F&M enters play this weekend at the F&M Scramble with three matches slated for Sunday. The Diplomats kick off the action with their first-ever game against Mt. St. Vincent, followed by contests against Cabrini and Susquehanna.

Against Cabrini, F&M has the edge in the all-time series at 8-2. Last time out, the Diplomats swept the Cavaliers 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-17) in Lancaster back on Oct. 3, 2009.

F&M has dominated the all-time series against Susquehanna, holding a 20-8 advantage, including wins in the last nine matchups. These teams faced off in last year's Scramble with the Diplomats coming away with a 3-2 (16-25,25-23,25-20,23-25,15-10) triumph on Sept. 16.

Last Week: F&M continued its strong start to the 2013 season, cruising to a 4-0 week that included sweeps in every contest and now sit at 8-0 on the year. The Diplomats have won 18-straight sets after sweeps on Friday against Central Penn. and York, followed by dominating victories over Penn. State-Altoona and Lebanon Valley at the LVC Tournament.

To check out statistics from last week, click here.

LVC All-Tournament Honors: Guiding their team to a perfect 4-0 mark in Annville, Caroline Hubbard and Emily Gerard earned all-tournament honors for F&M.

Hubbard recorded 88 assists in nine sets for a 9.78 average, served seven aces, had 16 digs, three blocks, and added four kills.

Gerard notched 28 kills in the tournament over 12 sets for a 2.33 average. The freshman outside hitter tallied a .243 hitting percentage over the course of four contests.

Closing in on 200: With the Diplomats best start since 2004, when F&M opened the season at 5-0, head coach Mary Kate Boland has now amassed 197 career wins, placing her a mere three shy of 200.

Only one other coach in the history of the program has reached the 200-win plateau; Steve Coulson, who had 251 victories over a span of 12 seasons.