ERIE, Pa. - The Westminster volleyball team split their matches in day one of the Penn State- Behrend Invitational on Friday.
Westminster (6-1) defeated its first opponent, Fredonia State (23-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-16). Senior Becky Adelman (Randolph, OH / Waterloo) led the charge for the Titans with 15 kills and six blocks. Senior Maya Steward (Los Angeles, CA / William Howard Taft) added to the attack with 14 kills and four blocks – and moved up to 22nd all-time in school history in career kills with 755. Sophomore Malia Duffy (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) made her presence felt with a career- and match-high 43 assists and 20 digs. Adding to the stifling defensive performance was sophomore Lauren Lampus (Sarver, PA / Freeport Area) with 13 digs and Steward with 14 digs.
The Titans lost, 3-1, to their second opponent, John Carroll (25-16, 19-25, 19-25, 16-25). Steward recorded 15 kills, followed by Lampus with 13. Senior Samantha Kelly (Irwin, PA / Penn-Trafford) logged a team-high in both assist (39) and digs (21).
Westminster is back on the court on Saturday, September 11 as it concludes the Behrend Invitational with a doubleheader. The first matchup against Baldwin Wallace is scheduled for 1 p.m. and the second against Penn State-Behrend is scheduled for 3 p.m