Diplomats Set to Play Three Matches – Week 5 Match Notes

Diplomats Set to Play Three Matches – Week 5 Match Notes

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Match 12
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019
F&M at Dickinson | Carlisle | 7:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M Leads 49-7-1
Streak: F&M +13
Last F&M Victory: 3-0, Sept. 20, 2018
Last DC Victory: 3-2, Oct. 17, 2007

Match 13
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019
F&M vs. Haverford | Lancaster | 12:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M leads 26-12
Streak: F&M +3
Last F&M Victory: 3-1, Sept. 22, 2018
Last HC Victory: 3-1, Oct. 9, 2015 

Match 14
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019
F&M vs. Scranton | Lancaster | 5:00 PM

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Series Record: SCR Leads 8-4
Streak: Scranton +1
Last F&M Victory: 3-0 Sept. 7, 2016
Last SCR Victory: 3-2. Sept. 6, 2017

Series History 

Franklin & Marshall begins its week on the road against Dickinson in a Wednesday night Centennial Conference (CC) match. The Diplomats have won the last 13 matches with the Red Devils, and 35 of the last 36 matches dating back to 1990.

The Diplomats host Haverford in the first of two matches for F&M on Saturday. F&M battled back from down 2-0 against Haverford to win 3-2 in 2017.

F&M faces Scranton Saturday evening as the last match of the tri-meet. It is just the third meet-up between the Diplomats and Royals since 2009, splitting each match with F&M leading the set differential 5-3 in that time.

Last Week

Saturday, Sept. 21 vs. Muhlenberg: W, 3-0 | Recap

The Diplomats opened up Conference play on Saturday, sweeping Muhlenberg, 3-0 (25-10, 25-18. 25-13). Video Highlights.

Among the Leaders (CC)

Grace Maggiore enters the week third in the Centennial Conference with 9.10 assists per set and fifth in the CC in total assists with 355.

Allison Franke and Delaney Hahn are each in the top ten for the CC in kills per set. Franke is in seventh with 2.79 K/S and Hahn is ninth with 2.69 K/S.

Carlita Bozzo has 4.18 digs per set, ninth in the Conference.

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 Maggiore has 965 service attempts, fourth in program history and 70 away from entering the top three.

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.

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.