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Rose-Hulman Volleyball Picks Up Crosstown Win at SMWC

Rose-Hulman Volleyball Picks Up Crosstown Win at SMWC

ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology battled through a tightly contested matchup to top St. Mary-of-the-Woods 25-23, 25-18, 25-23 in a crosstown volleyball matchup on Wednesday night.

Adekite Oladipupo led the Fightin' Engineers with 11 kills, including the final point in the tight first set.  Riley Woodruff added nine kills and Elizabeth Canon had five for the Fightin' Engineers.

Katie Orbeta had a team-high 26 assists, and the team's 13 service aces included four by Woodruff and three by Oladipupo.

Katryna Dahlberg paced the Engineers with 11 digs, and Maria Bruner had a team-high five block assists.

Mandi Alspach led St. Mary-of-the-Woods with nine kills, and Riley Kinney contributed eight.  Katelyn Cotter recorded 24 assists, and Pamela Dorman had 15 digs to lead the Pomeroys.

Rose-Hulman improved to 3-5 with the victory, while St. Mary-of-the-Woods dropped to 2-4.  The Fightin' Engineers return to action at the Millikin Invitational on Friday and Saturday.