Monday, March 10, 2014
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - The Westminster College women's tennis team shutout Penn. State Harrisburg, 9-0, on Monday in day two of the Titans' Spring Trip. The Titans improved to 16-1, while the Lions dropped to 1-5.
Westminster earned shutouts in two doubles and in four singles.
In doubles, senior Heather Santa (Butler, PA / Butler) and junior Lauren Fling (Norton, OH / Norton) at no. 2 and newcomers Sydney Sterner (Imperial, PA / West Allegheny) and Maria Pallone (New Kensington, PA / Valley) at no. 3 earned 8-0 wins. In singles, Westminster freshman Mariah Turiano (Hollidaysburg, PA / Hollidaysburg) at no. 2, Santa at no. 4, Fling at no. 5, and freshman Christijana Vucenovic (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) at no. 6 all won in shutout fashion, 6-0, 6-0.
Westminster will continue its Spring Trip as it plays Heidelberg on Thursday.
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.