TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
volleyball team defeated Hanover College 3-2 in Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday to improve to a 3-1
Rose-Hulman won the first two sets, 26-24, 25-23, before
dropping the next two 22-25, 18-25, before winning the deciding
fifth game 15-8.
The Engineers were led by junior Anna Lewer
(Indianapolis, Ind./Lutheran) with 14 kills. She
also had 14 digs.
Senior Morgan Williams (Fenton, Mich./Powers
Catholic) added 13 kills, and sophomore
Catherine Fiutem (Harrison, Ohio/Oldenburg
Academy) chipped in with 10 kills.
Senior Leah Pelzel (Loveland, Ohio/Mount Notre
Dame) led the team with 31 assists on the day.
She also led the team with 18 digs. Sophomore Kira
Boswell (Ames, Iowa) contributed 17
Sophomores Kate Dangel (Upper Arlington,
Ohio) added 15 digs while Casey Levitt (Thousand
Oaks, Calif./Westlake) chipped in with 14.
Pelzel and Levitt also record three aces each.
Rose-Hulman is now 13-6, 3-1 in the HCAC and return to action to
face conference foe Manchester College Sunday morning at 11.
The Engineers then travel to the Great Midwest Challenge at
Hope College and Calvin College on Oct. 14-15.