Thursday, October 4, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team defeated the visiting Waynesburg Yellow Jackets, 3-0, Thursday night inside Buzz Ridl Gymnasium. The Titans improved to 13-7 overall and 7-4 in the PAC, while the Yellow Jackets dropped to 5-11 overall and 1-7 in the conference.
The Titans never trailed in set one and won 25-12. Westminster was down 15-17 in set two, however the Titans rallied and won 25-18 after a 10-1 run. The lead went back-and-forth between the two teams in the third set, however Westminster clinched the set and the match with a 25-21 win.
Junior Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) and junior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) led the Titan offense with 10 kills apiece. Sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) added six kills. Junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) and freshman Tiffany Jackson (Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas) earned double digits in assists with 25 and 10, respectively. Senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) and sophomore Julie Powell (Meadville, PA / Meadville) led Westminster's defense with 22 and 12 digs, respectively.
Westminster will travel to Fredonia, N.Y. for three matches this weekend, starting with Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday at 4 p.m. For more information on the tournament, go here.
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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. 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.