BRYN MAWR, Pa. - McDaniel College picked up a 3-0 victory over Bryn Mawr College on Friday night, powered by 8 kills, two digs, and one serving ace by sophomore Isabel Paci. With the win McDaniel improves to 15-2 overall and 4-1 in the conference while Bryn Mawr falls to 1-14 overall and 0-5 in the Centennial Conference.
Sophomore Sienna Burnett led the Owls with 5 kills, a hitting percentage of .250, and one dig. Kira Ogoshi led the Owls in digs with a total of 6 for the night. Senior setter Nolan Julien posted nine assists and three digs.
McDaniel started the match on fire, getting out to an early 6-1 lead, powered by kills from Allie Lugar and Makayla Patterson. Bryn Mawr regrouped and cut the lead down to four points. Sienna Burnett landed her first kill of the night 7-3. McDaniel swiftly picked up the pace thereafter and went on a 9 point run. Jocelyn Bravo landed her first kill of the season later in the frame placing the Owls at 15-4. However it was a kill from Lauren Wells and errors on behalf of BMC that closed out the set 25-6.
In the second set, Bryn Mawr came out much stronger. The teams rallied back and forth early on battling to 8-7 score in favor of the visitors. A kill from Sienna Burnett from Nolan Julien allowed the Owls to continue to trail by one. Errors from both teams tied the game at 10-10 giving the Owls hope that they could close out the set with a win. However McDaniel quickly found their rhythm again, and two kills from Haley Mills and Isabel Paci placed the visitors on top 13-10. Attacks from Delia Landers and Sienna Burnett followed however the Owls' hustle was just not enough for McDaniel as they closed out the frame with a 25-15 win over the Owls.
A block from Camille Baechler was the first play of the last frame giving the Owls their first lead of the night (0-1). The junior's energetic play attempted to rally up the Owls. However McDaniel broke away to a 8-2 lead ignited by two kills from Teryn Rath. Bryn Mawr got as close as 4 points thanks to kills from Sienna Burnett but the high powered McDaniel offensive proved to be too much ending the match at 25-12 capped by a kill from Teryn Rath.
Bryn Mawr Volleyball will be competing on the road next Tuesday for another Centennial Conference match against Swarthmore at 7 PM.