GREENCASTLE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology stands 8-5 on the volleyball season after defeating
Olivet in three sets and falling to Hanover in a non-conference
match in four sets at DePauw on Saturday.
The Fightin' Engineers earned a 25-21, 26-24, 25-13 victory over
Olivet to open play on Saturday. Hanover defeated Rose-Hulman
by a tight score of 25-27, 25-22, 26-24, 26-24 in the nightcap.
After the tournament, freshman Sarah Jensen (Overland
Park, Kan./Blue Valley Northwest) earned a spot on the
DePauw all-Invitational Team.
Against Olivet, junior Casey Levitt (Thousand Oaks,
Calif./Westlake) and senior Anna Lewer
(Indianapolis/Lutheran) led the offensive attack with nine
kills each. Jensen had a match high 17 assists, and junior
Kira Boswell (Ames, Iowa) had 16. Levitt
recorded four aces and a team-high 14 digs, with junior
Kate Dangel (Upper Arlington, Ohio) contributing a
team-high 15 digs.
Jensen recorded her second triple-double of the season against
Hanover with 13 kills, 14 assists and 17 digs. Lewer led five
Engineers with double figure digs with 27, followed by Jensen and
Dangel with 17 each.
Offensively, Jensen and Lewer shared team-high honors with 13
kills. Boswell had a team-high 24 assists. Freshmen
Claire Raycraft (Decatur, Ill./St. Teresa) and
Anna Weber (Schererville/Lake Central) led the
front row defense with three blocks each.
Rose-Hulman returns to Greencastle to square off against DePauw
on Wednesday at 7 p.m.