Friday, April 26, 2013
GREENVILLE, Pa. - Westminster College head men's and women's swimming and diving coach Rob Klamut will be inducted into the Lawrence County Historical Society Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 28. Sunday's induction ceremony will take place in the Crane Room at The New Englander in New Castle, Pa.
Klamut, named Westminster's head swimming and diving coach in 1985, has led his Titan swimming and diving program to 15 conference championships, an overall record of 393-164-2 and 10 Coach of the Year awards in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC).
The Westminster men's program swam to the PAC title in 2013, giving the Titans their first PAC Championship since 2007. Klamut and his men's program had finished second at the conference championship meet in each of the previous five seasons. He was honored as the PAC's Men Swimming and Diving Coach of the Year for his efforts.
The Westminster women finished second at this year's PAC Swimming and Diving Championships.
To read a great piece on Klamut by Andrew Petyak of New Castle News, click here.
***Release courtesy of the Presidents' Athletic Conference
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.