Thursday, October 4, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's cross country junior Aaron Sutton (Warren, OH / Howland), as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of October 1.
Sutton finished first out of 60 runners (26:58) for the Westminster men's cross country team at the Bethany College Invitational Saturday morning, becoming the first Titan runner to win a meet in 10 years. The Westminster men's team finished third in the six-team field. Sutton was also recognized by the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) as the Men's Runner of the Week.
The Titans will compete at the Carnegie Mellon Invitational next Saturday.
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 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.