Wednesday, January 9, 2013GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) announced that Westminster College senior men's swimmer Alan Nedley (White, Pa./Connellsville) has been named the PAC Men's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Scholar-Athlete of the Month for December 2012.
A three-time All-PAC First Team honoree, Nedley swam to a second-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly (1:55.20) and was a member of the third-place 400-yard medley relay (3:28.72) at November's College of Wooster Invitational. The Westminster men's swimming and diving team is currently 5-0 overall and 2-0 in PAC dual meets.
Nedley is a co-captain of the Titans' swimming and diving team this year. On campus he is a member of the Fresh Start Team (first-year student orientation), serves on both the Student Life and Athletic Council and is the President of Westminster's SAAC. A business administration major with a focus in marketing, Nedley maintains a 3.343 grade-point average.
Each month the SAAC at PAC member institutions nominate student-athletes for Scholar-Athlete of the Month consideration based on academic and athletic accomplishments. Honorees must be a varsity member in their respective sport(s) and in their junior or senior year. Scholar-Athletes of the Month must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be actively involved within his or her campus community.
Westminster will compete at Division II Rollins College (Fla.) today at 2 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.