Saturday, October 13, 2012
LATROBE, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team won, 3-2, at Saint Vincent in a highly contested Presidents' Athletics Conference (PAC) match on Saturday. The Titans improved to 20-7 overall and 10-4 in the PAC, while the Bearcats dropped to 9-13 overall and 4-9 in the conference.
Westminster won set one 28-26 and set two 25-20, however Saint Vincent rallied and won set three and four by the same score of 25-16 to force a fifth game tiebreaker. Down 12-10 in the fifth set, the Titans rallied and went on a 5-0 run to win 15-12.
Westminster freshman Tiffany Jackson (Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas) earned career-highs 40 assists and 19 digs. Junior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) earned a double-double with 19 kills and 14 digs. Freshman Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA / North Catholic) and sophomore Kassie Freyermuth ( Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) followed with 11 and 10 kills, respectively. Junior Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) added seven kills, while PAC Player of the Week junior Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) contributed with five kills.
Senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) led the Titan defense with 22 digs. Starheim had a team-high seven blocks (two solo, five assists). Also recording a block was Freyermuth (4), Riemer (3), Romocean (3), and Prybyl (1).
Westminster will host Geneva on 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.