BOX SCORES: OHIO WESLEYAN
TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology opened
its 2011 Invitational with a 25-11, 25-12, 25-11 victory over Ohio
Wesleyan and a 25-8, 25-12, 25-6 win over Wilmington on
Senior Karah Hickman (Hobart, Ind.) led
the Engineers over Ohio Wesleyan with eight kills on ten
attacks. Senior Leah Pelzel (Loveland, Ohio/Mount
Notre Dame) added 13 assists in the match, while
sophomore Catherine Pfaadt (Louisville,
Ky./Eastern) led the defense with nine digs.
Rose-Hulman set a school record in the second match by
hitting .585 against Wilmington. Hickman again led the
attack, going 10-for-10 on kills. She finished the day
recording a .900 hitting percentage by killing 18 of
20 attacks. Senior Morgan Williams (Fenton,
Mich./Powers Catholic) chipped in with nine
Pelzel again led the team with 18 assists and also led
the team with six service aces and 10 digs. Sophomore
Kira Boswell (Ames, Iowa) added 13 assists with
Rose-Hulman improved to 5-3 on the season and returns to action
against DePauw and Eureka on Sunday.
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