Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The Titan women's basketball team finished the season with a 15-11 overall record and a 12-6 mark in the PAC. The Titans' 15 wins marked the most in six years.
Westminster, under veteran head coach Rosanne Scott, was led by seniors Gabby Holko and Courtney Zitt who were both named on the All-PAC Second Team.
Holko, named the Team MVP, finished her collegiate career ranked 10th all-time in Titan women's basketball history with 893 career points and second all-time with 153 career made three-pointers. She led the team in points per game (14.4) and field goals made (116). Holko also placed fourth in the conference and first on the team with 48 made three-point field goals. Zitt finished second on the team and 11th in the conference in scoring with 326 points. Her scoring average (12.5 ppg) and field goals made (110) also placed second on the team. On the boards, Zitt finished fourth on the team with 142 rebounds (5.5 rpg).
Rounding out the Titan seniors was Hannah Shaffer who set career highs in scoring (7.3 ppg) and rebounding (7.7 rpg) this season.
Also making an impact were juniors Allison Borts, Courtney Klein, and Jenna Grandy. Borts set career-highs averaging 7.8 ppg. and 6.0 rpg. Klein also set career-highs with 6.4 rpg. (second on the team) and 5.5 ppg. Grandy was a key reserve averaging 5.8 ppg. and a career-high 4.0 rpg.
Newcomers Rachel Durbin, Toi Brown, Shelby Brown, and Morgan Haibach all made an immediate impact. Durbin played in all 26 games, with 21 starts, and was fourth on the team averaging 7.6 points per game and third on the team with 30 steals. Shelby Brown came in midway through the season and added 5.9 points per contest. Toi Brown and Haibach played in 19 and 13 games, respectively.
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.