HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology withstood a
rally from Anderson University to earn a five-set win in the
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball opener on
Wednesday night at Hulbert Arena.
Rose-Hulman won the first two sets 25-15, 25-21, before Anderson
earned 25-20 and 25-23 wins. The Fightin' Engineers battled
to a 15-12 win in the fifth and deciding set.
Freshman Sarah Jensen (Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley
Northwest) recorded her third triple-double of the season
to lead the Fightin' Engineers. Jensen had 14 kills, 15 digs
and pitched in with 26 assists.
Junior Kira Boswell (Ames, Iowa) led
the squad with 27 assists. Junior Casey Levitt
(Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) led the Fightin'
Engineers with 19 kills and 22 digs.
Senior Anna Lewer (Indianapolis/Lutheran)
pitched in with 13 kills, 21 digs and two blocks. Junior
Catherine Fiutem (Harrison, Ohio/Oldenburg
Academy) smashed 11 kills with five blocks.
Senior Erika McGuire (Indianapolis/Warren
Central) contributed a team-high two service aces.
Rose-Hulman improved to 11-6 on the season and 1-0 in conference
play, while Anderson dropped to 7-11 and 1-1 in league
matches. The Fightin' Engineers host Transylvania and
Principia on Saturday.