Saturday, October 26, 2013
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team lost, 3-2, to Presidents' Athletics Conference (PAC) foe Geneva on Saturday. The Titans snapped a six-match winning streak and dropped to 24-7 overall and 11-5 in the PAC, while the Golden Tornadoes improved to 20-9 overall and 14-2 in the conference.
After losing the first set, 25-13, Westminster won set two (25-14) and set three (25-23). Geneva tied it 2-2 after a 25-22 win in set four. The Titans led 8-2 in the final set, however the Golden Tornadoes rallied and won 15-12.
Titan senior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) led Westminster with a double-double with a team-high 14 kills and 13 digs, to go along with four blocks. Also registering in double-digit kills was senior Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) who had 10. Junior Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny), sophomore Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA / North Catholic), and senior Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) added nine, nine, and eight kills, respectively. Senior Claire Ferrando (North Jackson, OH / Western Reserve) led the defense with a game-high 23 digs. Senior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) had a game-high 48 assists. Starheim and Riemer added four blocks each.
Westminster will host Saint Vincent on Tuesday for its Senior Night at 7 p.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 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.