Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
F&M at Swarthmore | Swarthmore | 12:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 40-7
Streak: F&M +1
Last F&M Victory: 3-2, Sept. 26, 2018
Last SWA Victory: 3-0, Sept. 27, 2017
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
F&M vs. Stockton | Swarthmore | 2:30 PM
Series Record: STO Leads 8-3
Streak: STO +1
Last F&M Victory: 3-0 Oct. 8, 2016
Last STO Victory: 3-0. Sept. 30, 2017
Franklin & Marshall plays two matches on Saturday, beginning with a Centennial Conference (CC) match against Swarthmore at 12:00 p.m. The Diplomats snapped a four-game losing streak to the Garnet last season. Before that slide, F&M had taken 27 consecutive matches over Swarthmore.
F&M then faces Stockton for the first time since 2017. The Ospreys took the victory as Grace Maggiore led the Diplomats with 23 assists and eight digs and Grace Polisano led the team with her nine kills.
The Diplomats took a four-set match over Dickinson in CC play on Wednesday, 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-19). Recap.
Maggiore Earns CC POTW
Grace Maggiore took home Conference Player of the Week honors after guiding F&M to a 3-0 week, tallying a double-double in each match. She notched 115 assists (10.45 per set), 13 kills (1.18 per set), 45 digs (4.09 per set), five service aces (.45 per set), and four blocks in 11 total sets. The Diplomats secured two key conference victories over Dickinson and Haverford and also swept Scranton in non-conference play.
F&M revceived four points in the AVCA coaches poll, placing them just outside the top-25 in the nation. Complete Poll.
Among the Leaders (CC)
Grace Maggiore enters the week third in the Centennial Conference with 9.45 assists per set and fifth in the CC in total assists with 470.
Carlita Bozzo has 4.10 digs per set, 10th in the Conference.
Record Book Watch
Grace Maggiore has 998 service attempts, fourth in program history and 35 away from entering the top three.
Grace Polisano enters the week with 794 career kills, good for 16th in program history, and 44 away from entering the top 15.
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.