Saturday, September 1, 2012
LATROBE, Pa. - The Westminster College volleyball team opened its season on Friday with two matches at the Saint Vincent Tournament. The Titans blanked Muskingum 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-16) in the first match followed by a hard fought 3-2 loss (23-25, 25-22, 25-22, 18-25, 16-14) to Oberlin in their second match.
Westminster will play two more matches in the tournament on Saturday starting with Franciscan at 11:00 a.m. and then Carlow at 3:00 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 377 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.