Shorewomen Serve Up School Record In Sweep Of Owls

Shorewomen Serve Up School Record In Sweep Of Owls

Team Serves Up 25 Aces; Hartzell Sets New Career High With 11 Aces To Match School Rally Scoring Era Record

BRYN MAWR, Pa. — The Washington College volleyball team served up a rally scoring era school record 25 aces as the visiting Shorewomen defeated host Bryn Mawr in straight sets (25-16, 25-11, 25-18) in a Centennial Conference volleyball match played tonight at the Class of 1958 Gymnasium in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Jensyn Hartzell tied the rally scoring era school record with a career high 11 aces in the win.

Washington College 3, Bryn Mawr 0 (25-16, 25-11, 25-18)

How It Happened
- The Shorewomen never trailed in the opening set, which they led by as many as 14 points following a kill from Isabella Sansanelli which put Washington ahead 18-4. Another kill from Sansanelli gave the Shorewomen the opening set win.
- The Shorewomen held a 3-2 lead in the second set before using an 11-1 run to take a 14-3 lead courtesy of a service ace from Hartzell. A service ace from Abby Hilty ended the set.
- Bryn Mawr grabbed the first point of the third set courtesy of an attack error by Washington to give the Owls the only lead in a set they would have all night. 
- The lead was short lived, as Washington took control of the set with an 8-0 run to open up an 8-1 lead on a service ace from Brittney Guy, who served up four aces during the run.
- Bryn Mawr got within three points on several occasions, the last at 15-12 following a kill from Sydney Collins, before the Shorewomen closed the set and the match on a 10-6 run, with the match ending on a kill from Jenna Daunoras. 

For the Shorewomen (6-8 Overall, 1-1 Centennial Conference)
- Hartzell (career high 11 aces, ties rally scoring era school record for aces in a match), Guy (career best six aces), Daunoras (team bests of six kills, three blocks), Hilty (six aces, team high six digs), Lauren Zedlar (12 assists to tie for match best).
- The Shorewomen hit .151 in the win, serving up a rally scoring era school record 25 aces.

For Bryn Mawr (0-9 Overall, 0-2 Centennial Conference)
- Nicole Wood (match bests of nine kills and 11 digs), Collins (12 assists to tie for match best, also added team best two blocks).
- The Owls hit just .019 in the loss and had just two service aces, compared to five service errors.

Notes
- The previous school record for aces in the rally scoring era was 23, set against Rosemont on September 4th, 2014.
- Hartzell now shares the school record for aces in the rally scoring era with Arielle Brown and Laura Greenback. Brown had 11 aces against Lincoln on September 3rd, 2005, and Greenback served up her 11 aces against Bryn Mawr on October 12th, 2004.
- Tonight's win marks the fifth straight win for the Shorewomen over the Owls, all in straight sets.

Up Next for the Shorewomen
9/26 @ Immaculata - 6:00 p.m. 
- Washington has won all three meetings with the Mighty Macs, all coming in straight sets.