Wednesday, December 12, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected women's basketball senior Katie Hughes (Boardman, OH / Cardinal Mooney) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of December 10.
Hughes helped guide Westminster to a pair of conference victories last week after averaging 19.5 points and 6.5 rebounds and shooting a combined 50 percent (16-of-32) from the floor and 77.7 percent (7-of-9) from the free throw line. Hughes established a new career-high with 24 points in the Titans' win over Chatham.
The Titans will host Pitt-Greenburg on Dec. 18 at 6 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 41 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.