Saturday, February 1, 2014
LATROBE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's basketball team lost, 101-54, at Saint Vincent in Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) action on Saturday.
Saint Vincent (17-2, 10-0 PAC) took a 12-2 lead with 16:17 remaining in the first half and never looked back. The Bearcats had a commanding 55-22 lead at halftime.
For the game, the Bearcats out-shot the Titans 48.5% (33-68) to 32.2% (19-59) and dominated on the glass with a 56-28 rebound advantage.
Freshman Matt Getsy (Mars, PA / Mars) led Westminster (3-17, 2-10 PAC) with 19 points (7-14). Sophomore Charlie Wallander (Pittsburgh, PA / Baldwin) followed with eight points, while classmate Paul Carswell (Painesville, OH / Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) added seven points. Getsy also led the Titans on the glass with six rebounds. Sophomore Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville) tied a career-high with a team-high three assists.
J.C. Howard led Saint Vincent with a game-high 24 points, while Bearcat Dillon Stith tallied a game-high 10 rebounds.
Westminster will host Bethany on Wednesday at 8 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.