Saturday, November 2, 2013
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - The Westminster College volleyball team lost, 3-2, at Thomas More on Saturday. The Titans dropped to 25-8 overall and 12-6 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while the Saints improved to 21-5 overall and 15-3 in the conference.
Thomas More won set one, 25-19. Westminster responded with a 25-22 win in set two. The Saints won set three, 25-17, however the Titans dominated set four with a 25-9 win. Westminster was up 15-14 in the fifth set, however the Saints rallied and won 17-15.
Titan senior Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) led the offense with a game- and season-high 20 kills and also added 14 digs on defense. Classmate Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) followed with nine kills to go along with three block assists. Sophomore Megan Prybyl (Mars, PA / North Catholic) added six kills and had a team-high four service aces. Junior Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) added six kills and a match-high five block assists, while senior Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) had six kills and three blocks (one solo and two assists).
Westminster senior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) dished-out a match-high 44 assists to go along with 15 digs. Classmate Claire Ferrando (North Jackson, OH / Western Reserve) led the defense with 19 digs, while junior Julie Powell contributed with 10.
Westminster clinched the no. 4 seed for the 2013 PAC Tournament and will host the no. 5-seeded Saint Vincent on Tuesday for the first round of the tournament 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 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.