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WBB: Lady Titans Recognized Nationally for Their Academics

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

ATLANTA, Ga. - The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its Top 25 Academic Team Honor Rolls for the 2011-12 season today. The Westminster College women's basketball team tied 14th nationally in Division III with a 3.487 GPA.

The WBCA Academic Top 25 annually recognizes NCAA Divisions I, II and III; NAIA; and junior/community college women's basketball teams across the nation that carry the highest combined grade point averages (GPAs) inclusive of all student-athletes on their rosters for the entire season. The 2011-12 season is the 17th in which the WBCA has produced the honor rolls.

In the 2011-12 season, the Lady Titans finished 9-16, including a 9-9 mark for fifth place in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) standings. The Titans were led by tenth-year head coach Rosanne Scott, who reached her 130th all-time win. Westminster finished with two more wins than the previous season and they saved their best basketball for conference play. The nine PAC wins were the most the Titans have had since the 2006-07 season.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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