CINCINNATI, OHIO -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology handed the College of Mount St. Joseph its first loss of
the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball season with
a tightly contested three-set victory on Thursday.
Rose-Hulman improved to 4-1 in league play and dropped Mount St.
Joseph to 5-1 in conference matches with the 28-26, 29-27,
26-24 decision. Each set went beyond its scheduled
distance of 25 points due to the competitiveness of the match.
Senior Anna Lewer (Indianapolis/Lutheran)
smashed 13 kills with 11 digs to lead the offensive effort.
Junior Casey Levitt (Thousand Oaks,
Calif./Westlake) added 10 kills and eight digs.
Junior Kira Boswell (Ames, Iowa) led the team
with 23 assists, and freshman Sarah Jensen (Overland Park,
Kan./Blue Valley Northwest) pitchd in with 18 assists and
Junior Kate Dangel (Upper Arlington, Ohio) led
the team with 15 digs, and junior Catherine Fiutem
(Harrison, Ohio/Oldenburg Academy) pitched in with nine
kills. Freshman Claire Raycraft (Decatur, Ill./St.
Teresa) paced the squad with three block assists.
Rose-Hulman improved to 15-7 overall and puts its 4-1 conference
record on the line at Franklin College on Friday night.