LANCASTER, PA -- Host Franklin & Marshall topped visiting Washington College, 25-18, 25-7, 25-22, in the Centennial Conference volleyball opener for both schools tonight in Lancaster, PA. The Diplomats improved to 5-1 overall with the win, while the Shorewomen fell to 5-1 with the loss.
Jessica Poucel led Franklin & Marshall with nine kills in the match, while Nicole Morano added seven. Pam Horner tallied 25 assists and served three aces for the Diplomats.
Sophomore outside hitter Lauren Feeny (Upper Darby, PA/Villa Maria Academy) led Washington with six kills and nine digs, while freshman middle hitter Jenny Lee (Wilmington, DE/Mount Pleasant) added four kills in the loss for the Shorewomen.
The Shorewomen will play a quad match at Penn State-Berks Saturday. The day begins with an 11:00 a.m. match against Delaware Valley, continues with a 1:00 p.m. match against Arcadia, and concludes with a 3:00 p.m. match against Penn State-Berks.