F&M Looks to Remain Unbeaten in CC Play – Week 8 Match Notes

F&M Looks to Remain Unbeaten in CC Play – Week 8 Match Notes

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Match 19
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
F&M vs. Gettysburg | Lancaster | 7:00 PM

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Series Record: GC leads 36-20
Streak: F&M +3
Last F&M Victory: 3-2, Oct. 10, 2018
Last GC Victory: 3-2, Oct. 28, 2015 

Match 20
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
F&M at Washington | Chestertown, Md. | 1:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M Leads 41-7
Streak: F&M +30
Last F&M Victory: 3-0, Oct. 13, 2018
Last WAC Victory: 3-0. Oct. 17, 1989

Series History 

Franklin & Marshall hosts Gettysburg on Wednesday night. The Diplomats have won each of the last three and six of the last seven matches against the Bullets. Neither F&M nor Gettysburg has swept one another since the Diplomats did it in 2011.

The Diplomats travel to Washington College on Saturday to take on the Shorewomen. In F&M's current 30-match winning streak over Washington dating back to 1990, the Diplomats have surrendered just seven sets.

Playoff Outlook

F&M enters the week 6-0 in CC play, leading Johns Hopkins (5-0 CC) by half a game in the Conference standings. The regular-season finale at Johns Hopkins on Nov. 2 could determine the top seed for the CC Tournament that begins Nov. 6.

Last Week

The Diplomats took a decisive four-set victory over McDaniel Thursday night. All three sets that F&M won were by nine points or more. Recap.

Over the weekend, F&M swept Ursinus in Collegeville. The Diplomats went on a 7-0 run to claim the second of three sets. Recap.

Among the Leaders (CC)

Grace Maggiore enters the week third in the Centennial Conference with 9.00 assists per set and fourth in the CC in total assists with 576.

Allison Franke is seventh in the CC in kills per set with 2.89 K/S.

Carlita Bozzo has 4.42 digs per set, fourth in the Conference.

Amy Mullen's .298 hitting percentage is fifth in the CC. Franke is not far behind, eighth in the Conference with a .261 hitting percentage.

Record Book Watch 

Grace Maggiore has 1,050 service attempts, tied for second in program history and 158 away from becoming the all-time leader. Maggiore also has 150 career service aces, 12th in program history and ten away from entering the top-ten all-time.

Grace Polisano enters the week with 825 career kills, good for 16th in program history, and 13 away from entering the top-15.

Maggiore Reaches 2,000 Assists

Grace Maggiore recorded 30 assists against Neumann on Wednesday, Sept. 4 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.