Wednesday, April 9, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected softball junior Ashley Smith (Spartansburg, PA / Titusville) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of April 7.
Smith guided the Titans to a 6-1 win in game one at Chatham with her team-best sixth win on the year, while striking out a career-high eight batters in a complete game effort.
Westminster (11-9, 1-3 PAC) will host Saint Vincent in a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) doubleheader today. 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 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.