HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology secured the No.
3 seed for next week's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Volleyball Tournament with a three-set win over Earlham on
The Fightin' Engineers swept the Quakers 25-15, 25-17, 25-14 to
finish the HCAC regular season at 7-2 overall.
Rose-Hulman will host No. 6 seed Bluffton University on Tuesday
October 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Hulbert Arena in the first round of the
HCAC Tournament. The winner will advance to a 5 p.m.
semifinal match on Saturday against No. 2 Transylvania
The tournament will be hosted by Mount St. Joseph, which claimed
the top seed by defeating Transylvania in four sets on Wednesday
Senior Anna Lewer (Indianapolis/Lutheran) led
the offensive effort with eight kills, and junior Catherine
Fiutem (Harrison, Ohio/Oldenburg Academy) added
seven. Freshman Sarah Jensen (Overland Park,
Kan./Blue Valley Northwest) had a team-high 13 assists,
with junior Kira Boswell (Ames, Iowa) providing
Senior Erika McGuire (Indianapolis/Warren
Central) led Rose-Hulman with two service aces, and junior
Kate Dangel (Upper Arlington, Ohio) recorded seven
Rose-Hulman improved to 18-8 overall and 7-2 in league play,
while Earlham stands 6-18 on the campaign.