Tuesday, October 9, 2012
BETHANY, W. Va. - The Westminster College volleyball team avenged Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Bethany on Tuesday with a 3-0 win. The Titans lost 1-3 to the Bison earlier in the season. Westminster extended its win streak to six matches and improved to 18-7 overall and 8-4 in the PAC, while the Bison dropped to 20-5 overall and 9-2 in the conference.
Westminster outlasted Bethany in set one and won 31-28. The Titans were more in control in set two, winning 25-18 before winning a close set three, 25-23.
Sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) led Westminster with 12 kills. Juniors Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) and Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) added 10 and six kills, respectively. Junior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) dished out a team-high 41 assists. Senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) led the defense with 19 digs, while earning two aces. Sophomore Julie Powell (Meadville, PA / Meadville) added a season-high 15 digs. Freyermuth and Riemer had 4.5 blocks each, while Romocean had one.
Westminster will host Washington & Jefferson 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.