Thursday, September 6, 2012
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Westminster College women's tennis team traveled to Franciscan today and topped the Lady Barons 8-1 in a nonconference match. The Titans improved to 2-0 on the year, while the Barons dropped to 2-1.
Westminster swept singles, while two players blanked their respective opponent. Senior Alex Bailey Murrysville, PA / Franklin Regional) at no. 1 and junior Caitlin Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central) at no. 2 did not surrender a point for the Titans. The duo also shutout their opponent in no. 1 doubles.
Westminster junior Heather Santa (Butler, PA / Butler) and sophomore Lauren Fling (Norton, OH / Norton) fought hard in the no. 2 doubles, but lost the Titans' only match of the day 8-6.
The Titans will play Thomas More Sunday at 12 p.m. at Bethany College.
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.