Franklin & Marshall put together a solid 2015 campaign, finishing with a 14-15 record and earning the program's eighth straight berth in the Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament dating back to 2008.
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The Diplomats opened the year with four straight victories, winning 12 straight sets to notch 3-0 sweeps in all four matches between Sept. 1-5.
On Sept. 23, F&M began the CC schedule by erasing a 2-0 deficit against Muhlenberg and claiming a dramatic 3-2 victory.
Entering the final day of the regular season, the Diplomats needed a win against Dickinson to secure a spot in the conference tournament. F&M turned in a clutch performance, dominating the Red Devils 3-0 and earning the No. 5 seed in the CC Playoffs.
The Diplomats' run came to an end in the first round of the CC Tournament, falling to eventual champion McDaniel 3-1 on Nov. 4.
On offense, F&M ranked first in the conference in kills per set (12.48) and second in assists per set (11.55), while defensively the Diplomats were fourth in digs per set (17.13).
Seniors Alyssa Sanchez, Kelsey Michenko, and Katie Foreman finished their careers having reached the CC Tournament in all four seasons, while winning the CC Championship and reaching the NCAA Tournament during the 2014 season.
Sanchez ends her time in Lancaster near the top of multiple statistical categories. She is second in total digs (1,658), digs per set (3.95), matches played (122), and in the top five of several other categories.
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Ellie Ezekiel and Sanchez both earned All-CC recognition, as Ezekiel landed on the first team and Sanchez garnered honorable mention.