Friday, October 5, 2012FREDONIA, N.Y. - The Westminster College ended day one of the Fredonia Tournament as the only team to finish 2-0. The Titans shutout Rochester Institute of Technology, 3-0 (25-8, 25-18, 25-18), in their first game and blanked D'Youville, 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-14), in their second game.
The other schools participating in this two-day event are Fredonia State, Buffalo State, Nazareth, Case Western Reserve, and Pitt-Bradford.
In game one, junior Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard), junior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast), and freshman Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA / North Catholic) led the offense with five kills each. Starheim and Romocean added two blocks apiece. Romocean also had a team-high three aces. Junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) dished-out a team-high 24 assists.
In game two, freshman Tiffany Jackson (Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas) had a team-high 18 assists. Romocean and sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) had eight and seven kills, respectively. Romocean added two aces and a solo block, while Freyermuth also earned a block.
Westminster will play Fredonia tomorrow at 12 p.m. to finish out the tournament.
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.