Tuesday, October 15, 2013NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team won, 3-0, against Washington & Jefferson inside Buzz Ridl Gymnasium Tuesday night. The Titans improved to 21-6 overall and 9-4 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, while the Presidents dropped to 11-7 overall and 3-7 in the conference.
Westminster swept all three sets with scores of 28-26, 25-14, and 25-21.
Titan senior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) led the offense with a game-high 13 kills and added eight digs on defense. Classmate Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) also registered double-digit kills with 12, while senior Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) and junior Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) added seven and six kills, respectively. Setting up the offense was senior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) with a game-high 41 assists. Senior Claire Ferrando (North Jackson, OH / Western Reserve) led Westminster's defense with 20 digs, while Palkovic added nine. Senior Chrissy Volsko (Canfield, OH / Austintown Fitch) and sophomore Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA / North Catholic) each had six digs. Riemer added a team-high four blocks.
Westminster will host a tri-match on Thursday. The Titans play Grove City on 5 p.m. and Franciscan at 8 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 378 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 41 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.