SCRANTON, Pa.—Behind a combined 19 kills and 13 digs from junior outside hitter Jenell McFadden (Springfield, Pa./Merion Mercy Academy) and freshman outside hitter Julia Crilly (Rochester, NY/Aquinas Institute), The University of Scranton volleyball team won its second straight and fifth in its last six matches by downing Baptist Bible College, 3-0, Tuesday evening at the Long Center.
Junior setters Juli Woods (Wallingford, Pa./Strath Haven) and Emily Keim (Bethlehem, Pa./Liberty) combined for 24 assists and junior libero Marissa Every (East Norriton, Pa./Mt. St. Joseph Academy) finished with 10 digs as the Royals improved to 10-9. Baptist Bible, which received seven kills and eight digs from junior middle hitter Jessica White (Lakeland, Fla./Lakeland Christian) and a match-high 11 digs from senior outside hitter Laura Hodupp (St. Petersburg, Fla/Keswick Christian), fell to 9-15.
McFadden finished with a match-high 10 kills, the fifth time in her last six matches that she has recorded at least 10. Keim and senior outside hitter Kelly Zimmermann (Livingston, NJ/Livingston) combined for four of Scranton's eight service aces.
The Royals will return to action this Saturday, October 8, against Wilkes University and Hilbert College at the Marts Center in Wilkes-Barre.
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