Set Scores: 25-17, 25-18, 19-25, 25-20
Season Impact: With the win, the Leopards earn the No. 2 seed in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament. The Leopards will host the Cal Lutheran Regals next Thursday at 7 p.m. La Verne finishes the regular season with an 18-8 overall record and 11-5 in SCIAC play.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps will host Chapman University next Thursday in the other semifinal match-up.
Rojo led the Leopards with 13 kills on .355 hitting with 14 digs. Balistreri turned in nine kills with a .318 hitting percentage.
Kelsie Sievers also added nine kills.
The Leopards dominated the opening set, leading by as many as 12 points on their way to winning the set.
La Verne commanded the second set to go up 2-0.
After Whittier took the third set, the Leopards hit .395 as a team to win the final set.
Kristen Sanchez led all players with 29 digs.