Sunday, April 22, 2012
WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College baseball team lost 1-0 to No. 25 Washington & Jefferson on Sunday. The Titans dropped to 20-13 overall and 11-6 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC). The Presidents improved to 24-4 overall and 15-2 in league play.
Senior pitcher Vince Iosue (Euclid, OH / Notre Dame Cathedral Latin) took the loss for Westminster and is now 3-4. Iosue threw a complete game, allowing just one run on seven hits while fanning a pair.
Westminster built a threat in the first inning, putting runners on first and third with one out, but was unable to produce any runs. The Titans managed just two hits on the day and only two base runners advanced as far as second base.
Westminster is second in the PAC standings, while trailing W&J by four games for the top seed and hosting rights of the PAC Tournament (May 10-12). The Titans and the Presidents both have seven league games before the conference tournament.
The Titans return to the diamond on Wednesday when they travel to Saint Vincent for a nine-inning game at 3 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, 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.