GREENCASTLE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology opened
the DePauw University Volleyball Invitational with a four-set win
over Kalamazoo and a three-set loss to Millikin on Friday.
Rose-Hulman defeated Kalamazoo 27-25, 12-25, 25-19, 25-17 to
open Friday night's action. In the finale, Millikin captured
a 27-25, 25-21, 25-19 victory.
In the Kalamazoo match, junior Casey Levitt (Thousand
Oaks, Calif./Westlake) led the Fightin' Engineers with 12
kills and four aces, while contributing 14 digs. Senior
Anna Lewer (Indianapolis/Lutheran) added 10 kills
and 16 digs.
Junior Kate Dangel (Upper Arlington, Ohio) led
the defensive effort with 22 digs and had three aces.
Freshman Sarah Jensen (Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley
Northwest) paced the passing effort with 30 assists.
Junior Kira Boswell (Ames, Iowa) had 12 assists
and three aces, and junior Catherine Fiutem (Harrison,
Ohio/Oldenburg Academy) contributed six total blocks.
In the Millikin match, Jensen and Levitt had eight kills
each. Jensen provided 10 assists, with Dangel providing 13
digs. Boswell contributed eight assists and four service aces
to the effort.
The Fightin' Engineers stand 7-4 on the season and will
face Olivet at noon and Hanover at 2 p.m. on Saturday to cap the