Tuesday, February 19, 2013GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's tennis team was selected to finish third in the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Men's Tennis Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Titans earned 44 points.
Grove City was picked to finish first with 63 points and collected seven first-place votes. Saint Vincent was picked second and acquired the remaining first-place vote to total 57 points. Waynesburg followed Westminster in fourth (36), Thiel in fifth (27), Washington & Jefferson in sixth (23), Thomas More in seventh (22) and Bethany in eighth (16).
The preseason poll collected votes from each of the eight head men's tennis coaches in the PAC.
Westminster senior Sean Black (Aurora, Ohio/Aurora), freshman Troy Abbott (Seven Fields, Pa./Seneca Valley), and sophomore Mike Matisi (Lowellville, Ohio/Lowellville) were listed on the "Players to Watch".
The Titans (0-2) will travel to Penn State-Behrend (0-6) on Friday at 5 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.