Wednesday, September 4, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected volleyball senior Katie Palkovic (Camp Hill, PA / Trinity) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 2.
Palkovic guided Westminster to a 4-0 record over the weekend at the Westminster "Volley Against Violence" Tournament in the Titans' season-opener. Palkovic dished-out a team-best 155 assists and was second on the team in digs (57) and service aces (5). She also added 14 kills and two blocks.
The Titans are back in action Friday when they compete in the two-day 15th Annual Marcia French Memorial Invitational in Cleveland, Ohio. Westminster starts the invitational against Medaille at 6 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 378 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.