Saturday, October 20, 2012
GROVE CITY, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team topped Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Grove City, 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-16), on Friday. The Titans improved to 21-8 overall and 11-5 in the PAC, while the Wolverines dropped to 12-15 overall and 6-10 in the conference.
Westminster junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) had a team-high 52 assists to go along with 13 digs and eight kills. Juniors Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) and Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) led the Titan attack with 13 kills each. Also contributing was sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) with seven kills. Freshman Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA / North Catholic) added five kills and a team-high four aces.
Titan senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) led the defense with 23 digs. Also earning double digits in digs for Westminster were juniors Claire Ferrando (North Jackson, OH / Western Reserve) and Chrissy Volsko (Canfield, OH / Austintown Fitch) with 13 and 10 digs, respectively. Earning blocks for Westminster were junior Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) (4), Riemer (3), Freyermuth (3), and Romocean (2).
Westminster will host Thiel on Thursday 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.