Saturday, September 29, 2012GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team split a pair of matches at the Thiel Tri-Match on Saturday. The Titans lost 2-3 against Thiel in game one and shutout Chatham, 3-0, in the nightcap.
Westminster (12-6, 6-3) came from behind down 0-2 against Thiel. The Titans rallied and won set three 25-19 and set four 25-23, but lost 10-15 in the final set.
In game one, Westminster sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) led the Titans with a career-high 16 kills to go along with two blocked assists. Junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA/Trinity) earned and team-high 52 assists and tied senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) with a team-best 26 digs. Freshman Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA/North Catholic) added two aces.
In game two, freshman Tiffany Jackson (Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas) earned a career-high 23 assists, while Prybyl led the offense with 11 kills. Junior Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH/Hubbard) added 10 kills, a solo block and a block assists. Incerpi earned 10 digs.
Westminster will host Bethany on Tuesday 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.