Diplomats Win in Straight Sets

Diplomats Win in Straight Sets

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - Franklin and Marshall's women's volleyball team breezed past Ursinus in Centennial Conference (CC) action Wednesday night winning in three straight games, 25-15, 25-18, 25-12. The victory puts the Diplomats' winning streak at 12 as they improved to 15-4 overall and 4-0 in CC. The loss handed Ursinus its third conference loss (1-3) and put the Bears at 8-11 this season.
Leading the way for F&M was Sydney Seydel with 10 kills and Kerry Rom with eight. Defensively the Diplomats were lead by Lis Power with 11 digs, Kerry Rom added 11, and Pam Horner dug out eight. Horner also contributed to the win by tacking on 29 assist and three aces. 

The Centennial Conference is raising awareness for breast cancer by participating in "Digging For A Cure" campaign. Each dig that a player achieves, one dollar will be donated to Living Beyond Breast Cancer of Haverford, Pa. In Tuesday's matchup both teams combined for 100 digs. 

Come out and support your Diplomats on Saturday October 9 as they look to continue their winning streak home against McDaniel. Game time is set for 1:00 PM.


Short Box Score (Match

Franklin & Marshall vs Ursinus  

Franklin & Marshall def. Ursinus 25-15,25-18,25-12 

Franklin & Marshall (15-4, 4-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Sydney Seydel 

10-0-0; Kerry Rom 8-1-2; Candice Tussing 6-1-1; Pam Horner 5-3-1; 

Jessica Poucel 4-1-1; Heather Letzkus 4-0-4; Gabrielle Connor 2-0-1; 

Jian Lipowcan 1-0-0; Lis Power 1-0-0; Danielle Roth 1-0-0; Ellana 

Benabou 1-0-0; Nicole Venezia 1-0-0; Mariah Eble 1-0-0; Elise 

Gilchrist 0-0-1; Totals 45-6-6.0. (Assists) - Pam Horner 29. (Dig 

leaders) - Lis Power 11; Kerry Rom 11; Pam Horner 8 

Ursinus (8-11, 1-3) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Mary Kate Wilmoth 8-0-1; Kim 

Goldberg 6-0-0; Kristin Hanratty 5-1-1; Elizabeth Roth 2-0-2; Anahi 

McIntyre 2-1-2; Kayla McLeod 1-0-1; Totals 24-2-4.0. (Assists) - 

Elizabeth Roth 18. (Dig leaders) - Gabriella Galleo 17; Mary Kate 

Wilmoth 11; Kristin Hanratty 9