Thursday, October 11, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster freshman Tiffany Jackson (Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas) earned career-highs 37 assists, 10 digs, and seven kills as the Titans volleyball team topped Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Washington & Jefferson, 3-1 (22-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-9), Thursday night inside of Buzz Ridl Gymnasium in the inaugural Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness match.
The Titans improved to 19-7 overall and 9-4 in the PAC, while the Presidents dropped to 9-11 overall and 3-10 in the conference.
Westminster juniors Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon) and PAC Player of the Week Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) led the offense with 12 and 10 kills, respectively. Classmate Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) added nine kills. Senior Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva) led the defense with 23 digs. Starheim also had a game-high five blocks.
Westminster will travel to Saint Vincent (8-12, 3-8) on Saturday at 2 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.