Friday, March 8, 2013
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Westminster College (3-7) softball team split two games on Friday in its final day in the Rebel Spring Games. The Titans won, 5-2, against Simpson in game one and lost, 5-0, to Muskingum in game two.
Senior Katie Hughes (Boardman, OH / Cardinal Mooney) led Westminster in game one with four RBI, including a two-run home run in the first inning. Junior Kelsey Squlech (Pittsburgh, PA / Perry Traditional) also contributed on offense as she went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Freshman Ashley Smith (Spartansburg, PA / Titusville) pitched a complete game and improved to 1-2 on the year.
In game two, senior Brittany Gamble (Poland, OH / Poland Seminary) led the offense with a team-high two hits.
Westminster is back in action on March 18 when it host Mt. Aloyisius for a doubleheader in the Titans' home opener. First game is slated for 3:30 p.m.
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.