The Frankenmuth Eagles hosted Nouvel Catholic Central on Monday, October 12th as they honored their seniors in one of their final home games. The Varsity seniors were introduced before the varsity match began and include Brayene Benner (1 year varsity), Madison Wiskur (2 years varsity), Raquel Roy (2 years varsity), Madison Walter (3 years varsity) and Keri Frahm (3 years varsity). The seniors have helped the program out tremendously, have had a great season and are looking forward to finishing the season with a strong showing with their teammates.
Frankenmuth Eagles defeated the NCC Panthers in three straight sets 25-16, 25-23, 25-16. The Eagles came off of a long weekend of rest ready to go back to work. The showed some great strengths as they worked together to earn the victory. Keri Frahm led the Eagles’ offense with 8 kills, followed closely by Madison Wiskur with 7 kills and Jackie Weess, Brayene Benner and Lindsey Mertz all with 6 kills. Mikayla Philp also added in 4 kills to the teams offense. The Eagles served a total of 11 aces led by Lindsey Mertz, Madison Wiskur and Raquel Roy each with 3 aces. Mertz also put up 38 assists, 2 blocks and 4 digs. Defense was strong for the Eagles led by Hannah Karwat with 9 digs, Raquel Roy with 8 digs, Jackie Wees and Madison Wiskur both with 7 digs on the night.
The Eagles are looking ahead to a competitive tournament on October 17th at Mt. Morris with several ranked teams – Frankenmuth being one of them ranking #10 in the state in class B teams according to MIVCA.net. The Eagles are also busy preparing for the upcoming charity match at home with Birch Run benefiting the Mustard Seed Shelter of Saginaw and the Wounded Warrior Project.
INDIVIDUAL STATS 10/12/15 VS. NOUVEL
Abby Struble: 100% serving efficiency
Alexa Merkiel: 1 kill, 1 block, 1 dig
Brayene Benner: 6 kills, 1 block, 2 digs
Emily Janson: 100% serving efficiency
Hannah Karwat: 9 digs
Jackie Weess: 1 ace, 6 kills, 7 digs
Keri Frahm: 1 ace, 8 kills, 1 block, 1 assist, 2 digs
Lindsey Mertz: 3 aces, 6 kills, 2 blocks, 38 assists, 4 digs
Madison Wiskur: 3 aces, 7 kills, 7 digs
Mikayla Philp: 4 kills, 1 dig
Raquel Roy: 3 aces, 8 digs
Rebekah Gere: 1 kill, 2 digs