Goshen, Ind. – The Roosevelt University volleyball team opened the 2012 season on Saturday by splitting a pair of contests at the Goshen College Tri-Match. The Lakers fell prey to the host Maple Leafs in first match, 25-18, 25-22, 25-18, before rebounding to close out the day with a straight-sets triumph over Rochester College, 25-16, 25-7, 25-23.
Sophomore Vanessa Owusu led Roosevelt (1-1) versus Goshen (4-4) with eight kills, while freshman Tori Schrementi tallied seven kills in her collegiate debut. Arielle Nausieda led the Lakers with 13 digs.
Roosevelt bounced back to close out the Warriors (1-4) in straight sets.
The Lakers will be back in action on Friday, Aug. 31 at 4:00 p.m. when they take on IU Kokomo in the opening round of the St. Xavier/TCC Tournament with the contest taking place on the campus of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Ill.