Saturday, September 17, 2011
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team split a pair of matches at Carnegie Mellon Saturday in the second of two days of matches hosted by CMU. The Titans swept Adrian, 3-0 (25-26, 25-17, 25-17), before losing to the host Tartans, 3-2 (17-25, 23-25, 25-17, 25-21, 15-11). Westminster is now 7-5 on the season while CMU is 8-5 and Adrian is now 1-10.
Sophomore middle blocker Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mount Lebanon) led the Titans in both matches with 11 kills vs. Adrian and 14 kills and three solo blocks vs. CMU. Sophomore outside hitter Megan Romocean (Ravenna, Ohio/Southeast) followed with nine kills against Adrian and 13 in the CMU match.
Senior setter Jessie Szakacs (Youngstown, Ohio/Liberty) distributed 30 assists vs. Adrian and posted 40 assists and two service aces against CMU.
Defensively, senior Tamber Schaef (Guys Mills, Pa./Maplewood) scooped 10 digs in the Adrian match before logging 26 digs against CMU. Junior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, Ohio/Minerva) led the Titans with 41 digs in the CMU match.
Westminster hosts Washington & Jefferson and La Roche Wednesday beginning at 5 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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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.