Saturday, September 22, 2012
WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team (11-4, 5-1 PAC) split a pair of Presidents' Athletic Conference matches at the Washington & Jefferson Tri-Match on Saturday. The Titans lost 3-1 (26-28, 25-22, 11-25, 15-25) against Thomas More in its first game and won 3-0 (25-17, 25-16, 25-11) against Washington & Jefferson in the nightcap.
In game one, Westminster sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) led the Titans with a career-high 13 kills. Juniors Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) and Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) had eight and seven kills, respectively. Junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) had a team-high 38 assists. On defense, senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) had a team-high 28 digs, while Freyermuth, Reimer, and Starheim added two blocks apiece.
In game two, Starheim and junior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) had seven kills each. Romocean also had a team-best three aces. Palkovic dished out a team-high 30 assists, while Incerpi had 18 digs and two aces. Starheim added four blocks.
Westminster will play at Geneva next Wednesday 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 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.