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Volleyball - Fri, Sep. 2, 2016
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Marian volleyball team extended its winning streak to five games Friday with wins over Dalton State and Johnson & Wales at the first day of the Keiser Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After losing its first two games of the season, Marian has won the last five.

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The Knights opened the day at 10 a.m. and defeated Dalton State 3-1. Marian won the opening set 29-27 and followed with a 25-17 victory in the second set. Dalton State answered with with a 25-18 win in set three, but the Knights regrouped and won in the match in set four, 25-19.

Frannie Stephenson and Ericka Ham each recorded 14 kills, while AlyxaKay Shields finished with 10. Julie Hoying and Madi Heffron each tallied over 20 assists with 22 and 21, respectively. Vanessa Lay led the way with 20 digs, while four more players had eight or more.

In game two, Marian dominated Johnson & Wales from start to finish, only allowed 26 points the entire match. The Knights won the first set 25-14 and then won the next two 25-6. Ten different players recorded at least one kill and Stephenson led the way with nine.

Heffron tallied 19 assists, while also recording a team-high six digs. Lay recorded six digs as well. The win is the most lopsided of the season for the Knights.

Marian plays two more matches Saturday at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. The Knights face Keiser to start the day and Florida College later on.

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Final - Volleyball1234F
Dalton State (0-1)271725191
Marian (4-2)292518253
West Palm Beach, Fla
Dalton StateIndv. LeadersMarian
#16 Grace Hardin - 13Kills 2 Players (#7,#6) - 14
#16 Grace Hardin - 5Blocks 4 Players - 1
#33 Karly Newman - 13Digs #15 Vanessa Lay - 20
#16 Grace Hardin - 5Aces 2 Players (#5,#1) - 2
Dalton StateTeam StatisticsMarian
.165Hitting %: .243
8.0Blocks: 3.0
46Digs: 62
6Aces: 7
Final - Volleyball123F
Marian (4-2)2525253
Johnson & Wales (0-6)14660
West Palm Beach, Fla
MarianIndv. LeadersJohnson & Wales
#7 Frannie Stephenson - 9Kills #19 Sharell Nairn - 2
#13 Taylor Nauert - 2Blocks #19 Sharell Nairn - 2
2 Players (#4,#15) - 6Digs #7 Jamie Mcspedon - 5
#8 Megan Hawley - 5Aces 2 Players (#19,#33) - 1
MarianTeam StatisticsJohnson & Wales
.443Hitting %: -.178
3.0Blocks: 2.0
26Digs: 16
17Aces: 2