Friday, September 21, 2012
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team won two matches in shutout fashion Thursday night. The Titans blanked Chatham 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-7) and La Roche 3-0 (25-6, 25-8, 25-20) at the Chatham Tri-Match.
Against Chatham, junior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH/Southeast) led the Titan offense with 10 kills and two aces. Sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) followed with eight kills to go along with a team-high four block assists. Junior Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) contributed with seven kills and three block assists. Junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) earned a team-high 35 assists, while classmate Chrissy Volsko (Canfield, OH / Austintown Fitch) led Titan defense with 12 digs.
In game two versus La Roche, freshman Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA/North Catholic) set a career-best with a team-high eight aces to go along with six kills. Romocean had a team-best seven kills and two aces. Volsko and freshman Erin Kennedy (Oakmont, PA/Riverview) each had two aces and led the Titan defense with 13 and six digs, respectively. Palkovic added 19 assists and an ace.
Westminster will play at the Washington & Jefferson Tri-Match on Saturday and will face Thomas More at 1 p.m. and Washington & Jefferson at 3 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.