TERRE HAUTE, IND.-- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
volleyball team defeated Manchester College in four
sets to improve to 4-1 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Rose-Hulman won the first set 25-9 before dropping the second
set 22-25. The Engineers then rebounded to take the next two
sets 25-18 and 25-21.
The Engineers were led by senior Leah Pelzel (Loveland,
Ohio/Mount Notre Dame) who recorded a triple-double on the
day. Pelzel had 10 kills, and 13 digs on the day.
She also led the team with 28 assists.
Senior Morgan Williams (Fenton, Mich./Powers
Catholic) led the team with 12 kills. Sophomore
Kira Boswell (Ames, Iowa) record 14
Junior Erika McGuire (Indianapolis, Ind./Warren
Central) led the defensive effort with 18 digs, while
sophomore Casey Levitt (Thousand Oaks,
Calif./Westlake) chipped in with 10.
Rose-Hulman improved to 14-6 on the season and 4-1 in
HCAC play. Manchester falls to 11-11, 0-5 in league
Rose-Hulman returns to action Friday and will face Illinois
Wesleyan University and Hope College in Michigan.
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