Friday, September 30, 2011
GROVE CITY, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team won a pair of matches at Grove City Friday night by beating Grove City, 3-2 (25-17, 30-28, 25-27, 20-25, 17-15), in a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) match before blanking D'Youville, 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-14), in a nonconference match.
The Titans are now 12-7 on the year and 4-3 in the PAC.
Senior outside hitter Tara Ott (Camp Hill, Pa./Cedar Cliff) led the Titans in both matches with 14 kills vs. Grove City and eight kills and 11 digs vs. D'Youville.
Sophomore outside hitter Megan Romocean (Ravenna, Ohio/Southeast) pounded 11 kills vs. Grove City and junior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, Ohio/Minerva) served up three aces.
Other Westminster notables for the D'Youville match included sophomore setter Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, Pa./Trinity) handing out 33 assists and freshman outside hitter Julie Powell (Meadville, Pa./Meadville) hammering seven kills to go with two aces.
Westminster travels to Bethany 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, 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.