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Softball: Westminster SAAC Honors Hughes as Titan Athlete of the Week

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected softball senior Katie Hughes (Boardman, OH / Cardinal Mooney) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of April 8.

Hughes guided the Titans to a 4-0 record as she led the offense with an impressive .615 batting average that included team-highs of nine RBI, eight hits, and 11 total bases. Hughes' slugging percentage of .846 was also a team-best, while her five runs scored were second on the team.

Westminster will face Thiel today in a Presidents' Athletic Conference doubleheader. The first game is scheduled for 3:00 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 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 to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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