Thursday, October 3, 2013
GROVE CITY, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team won, 3-0, at Grove City on Thursday. The Titans improved to 15-4 overall and 6-3 in the Presidents' Athletics Conference, while the Wolverines dropped to 9-8 overall and 3-4 in the conference.
The shutout marked the 12th straight-set victory for Westminster this season.
Titan senior Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) led the offense with a game- and season-high 12 kills with a game-high .611 hitting percentage (12-18). Seniors Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast), Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard), and sophomore Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA / North Catholic) added nine, eight, and seven kills each, respectively.
Senior Claire Ferrando (North Jackson, OH / Western Reserve) led the Titan defense with 14 digs. Classmate Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) added eight digs to go along with 15 assists. Freshman Katie Peters (Moon Township, PA / Moon Area) dished-out a team-high 16 assists. Riemer added two blocks.
Westminster will compete in the Fredonia Invitational this weekend in Fredonia, NY, where the Titans will look to defend their title as tournament champions.
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 378 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 41 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.