Saturday, September 8, 2012
BEREA, OHIO - The Westminster College volleyball team won a pair of matches on the final day of the eight-team 14th Annual Marcia French Memorial Invitational on Saturday. The tournament was co-hosted by Case Western Reserve University with matches being played at Baldwin-Wallace.
Both of Westminster's victories came down to the fifth and final set. The Titans topped Baldwin-Wallace 3-2 (25-21, 25-23, 23-25, 14-25, 15-7) in match one and won 3-2 (17-25, 21-25, 25-10, 25-20, 15-10) in comeback fashion versus Franklin & Marshall.
Westminster junior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) was named to the Tournament All-Invitational Team. Romocean set a career mark with 25 kills in game one and led the team with 18 kills in game two.
Junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) had career-bests 62 assists against Balwdin-Wallace and 26 digs against Franklin & Marshall. Palkovic also earned 56 assists versus F&M.
Senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) had a career-high 41 digs in game one and led the defense in game two with 24 digs.
The Titans are back on the courts next Saturday as they host Grove City at 11 a.m.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.