Horan and Lee Chalk Up Double-Doubles In Win
CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Host Washington College got double-doubles from senior outside hitter Kristin Lee (Dayton, Md./River Hill) of 11 kills and 17 digs and sophomore setter Taylor Horan (San Diego, Calif./Point Loma) had 43 assists to lead all players and had a team-high 19 assists in a four set victory over visiting McDaniel (26-24, 25-27, 25-23, 25-19) in a Centennial Conference volleyball match at the Cain Athletic Center on Saturday afternoon. The Shorewomen conclude their season at 17-10 overall and 5-5 in the Centennial Conference, while the Green Terror, who will be the four seed in next week's conference tournament, fall to 18-7 and 7-3 respectively.
Washington College 3 McDaniel 1 (26-24, 25-27, 25-23, 25-19)
How It Happened
-Trailing 21-19 in the first set, Washington won seven of the last 10 points to take the opening set. With the score tied at 24-24, the Shoremen took the final two points on kills by Jess Daunoras and Lee respectively.
-Down 24-19, McDaniel won eight of the last nine points to grab the set. Genna Weger tied the set at 24-24 on an ace and after Washington won the next point to take a 25-24 lead on an attack miscue by McDaniel, the Green Terror took the last three points to win the set. Madeline Rose tied it on a kill and a ball handling error clinched the set for the guests.
-McDaniel led 23-21 in the third set following a Kloe Martin kill before Washington won the final four points to take the set by two points. A Daunoras ace gave WC a 24-23 lead and the hosts won the set on an attack error by the Green Terror.
-Tied 16-16 in the fourth set, Washington went on a 9-3 run to clinch the set and match. A solo block by Daunoras gave WC the lead for good at 17-16. Up 21-19, the Shorewomen won the final four points to end the contest. During the last four points, Daunoras had two aces and the last point was due to a McDaniel attack miscue.
For The Shorewomen (17-10, 5-5 CC)
-Horan (43 assists, led all players, and team-high 19 digs), Lee (11 kills and 17 digs), Daunoras (10 kills, six blocks to tie for tops in the match and contest-best three aces), Kaitlyn Marino (12 kills to tie for match-high), Geissberger (six blocks to tie for match-best), Audrey Utchen (16 digs), Rachel Baker (12 digs).
-Washington hit .116 in the win and had 12 blocks as a team.
For McDaniel (18-7, 7-3 CC)
-Martin (12 kills to tie for match-best and 13 digs), Maddie Moyer (23 assists and 13 digs), Colette Kellen (15 assists and 14 digs), Weger (23 digs to lead all participants), Taylor Bauman (11 digs), Lexi Corral (10 kills and a team-best four blocks).
-The Green Terror hit .037 in the contest and had seven blocks.
-With the win, head coach Jamie Leventry now has 55 wins in his first three seasons. Leventry, who won his 50th match as WC head coach on October 8, is second all-time in career wins for a Washington head volleyball coach. He trails Penny Fall, who won 300 volleyball matches at WC. Fall won 64 matches in her first three seasons as WC head coach.
-Lee and Daunoras played in their final career match today. The Shorewomen went 67-43 during the duo's four seasons together.
-Lee finishes second all-time in WC program history in kills 1,279 and digs 1,289, while Daunoras concludes her career with 851 kills and and a WC all-time high 362 blocks.
-Lee had 53 career double-doubles and totaled 15 double-doubles this season. Horan had 16 double-doubles this year and has 25 after two years.
-Horan enters her junior season with 1,668 career assists, third all-time in program history.