Thursday, February 7, 2013NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's basketball senior Doug Smith (South Park, PA / South Park) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 4.
Smith scored his 1,000th career point in the Titans' 79-69 loss at Bethany last Wednesday. Smith became the 35th Titan ever to score at least 1,000 career points and the first since Ryne Murray (2010). Smith has only played three years for the Titans as he transferred to Westminster during his sophomore year.
The Titans will play their final home regular season game on Saturday when they host Waynesburg at 4 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.