Monday, February 25, 2013
GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) released its 2013 Women's Basketball All-Conference Teams last week. Westminster seniors forward Katie Hughes (Boardman, Ohio/Cardinal Mooney) and guard Jenn Cantella (Freedom, Pa./Freedom) earned spots on the team. Hughes was tabbed on the second team, while Cantella was named honorable mention.
This was the first all-PAC honor for Hughes and Cantella.
Hughes was ninth in the PAC in scoring averaging 12.5 points per game and seventh in rebounding with 7.2 rebounds per game, while her 3.1 offensive rebounds tied for first in the league. Hughes's 39.4% field goal percentage ranked 10th in the conference.
Cantella ranked fifth in the conference with 2.0 three-point field goals made per contest. Cantella also ranked ninth in the PAC averaging 2.7 assists per game and eighth in three-point field goal percentage (35.1%).
The Titans ended their season with an 11-15 overall record and finished fifth in the PAC with a 9-9 conference record. The 11 wins were the most Westminster has had since the 2009-10 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 Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.