Volleyball Earns Road Sweep at Anderson


ANDERSON, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology improved to 12-4 overall and 2-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball action with a tightly contested win at Anderson University on Tuesday night.

Rose-Hulman captured a 25-21, 25-23, 25-22 victory over the host Ravens with clutch performances late in each set.

With the victory, Rose-Hulman has tied the best record in school history after 16 matches.  The 2010 Fightin' Engineer squad also started the year with a 12-4 mark.

Junior Anna Lewer (Indianapolis/Lutheran) led the Engineers with 12 kills and 17 digs.  Senior Morgan Williams (Fenton, Mich./Powers Catholic) contributed nine kills.

Senior Leah Pelzel (Loveland, Ohio/Mount Notre Dame) paced the team with 31 assists and four service aces, while also tying for team-high honors with senior Karah Hickman (Hobart) with three blocks.

Sophomore Kate Dangel (Upper Arlington, Ohio) pitched in with 11 digs.

Anderson dropped to 9-5 overall and 1-1 in league play.  The Fightin' Engineers hit the road for Transylvania University for matches against the host Pioneers and Asbury on Saturday.