Sunday, November 13, 2011
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Westminster College men's and women's cross country teams completed the 2011 season by competing at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships hosted by DeSales College on Saturday. The Titan women's team placed 24th out of 47 teams with 650 points, while the Titan men's team placed 35th out of 47 teams with 971 points.
Freshman Jenny Jones (Erie, Pa./Fort LeBoeuf) led the Titans in a race for the first time this season as she placed 69th in the 6 kilometers with a time of 24:49. Senior Jennifer Krueger (Adamsville, Pa./Conneaut Lake) closely followed to finished her career with a time of 25:54 for 72nd place.
The top finishers for the Titan men were sophomore Aaron Sutton (Warren, Ohio/Howland) running the 8 kilometers in a time of 28:15 for 118th place and senior Morgan Hanes (McKean, Pa./General McLane) completed his career as a Westminster harrier with a time of 29:14 for 178th place.
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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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 42 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.