Volleyball: Westminster SAAC Honors Starheim as Titan Athlete of the Week

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected volleyball junior Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard), as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of October 8.

Starheim helped guide the Titans to a 4-0 record and a tournament championship at the Fredonia State Tournament over the weekend. For her efforts she was tabbed Most Valuable Player of the event. In Westminster's four matches, Starheim had a team-high 17 blocks while also posting 29 kills, nine digs, and a service ace. Starheim was also tabbed the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Volleyball Player of the Week.

Westminster will host Washington & Jefferson on Thursday at 7 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 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.

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