Conference Play Begins at Home for F&M – Week 4 Match Notes

Conference Play Begins at Home for F&M – Week 4 Match Notes

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Match 11
Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019
F&M vs. Muhlenberg | Lancaster | 1:00 PM

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Series Record: 25-6
Streak: F&M +1
Last F&M Victory: 3-1, Sept. 15, 2018
Last MC Victory: 3-1, Oct. 18, 2017

Series History 

Franklin & Marshall plays just one match this week when the Diplomats host Muhlenberg for the first Centennial Conference (CC) match of the season. The Diplomats broke a three-game losing streak to the Mules last season. In the CC preseason poll, Muhlenberg was selected to finish sixth.

Last Week

Friday, Sept. 13 at Marymount: L, 3-0 | Recap
Saturday, Sept. 14 vs. Meredith: W, 3-1 | Recap
Saturday, Sept. 14 at Emory & Henry: W, 3-0 | Recap

F&M participated in the Marymount Invitational over the weekend. The Diplomats fell to Marymount in the Friday night opener, but bounced back to take both matches on Saturday, dropping just one set.

Polls 

The Diplomats were selected to finish first in the Centennial Conference in the annual CC Volleyball Preseason Poll. They received nine of the 11 possible first-place votes. Complete Poll.

Record Book Watch 

Grace Polisano enters the week with 765 career kills, good for 17th in program history, and three away from passing Candace Tussing '13 (767). She is also sixth in program history with 906 service attempts, and 14 away from passing Parys Zambas '17 for fourth.

Grace Maggiore has 955 service attempts, fourth in program history and 79 away from entering the top three.

Maggiore Reaches 2,000 Assists

Grace Maggiore recorded 30 assists against Neumann on Wednesday, Sept. 4th, to put her over 2,000 career assists. Maggiore became the eighth Diplomat to cross the 2,000 assist threshold, and the first to reach that mark since Allison Edelstein '17.