Monday, April 29, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College softball team hosted "Softball for a Cure" in conjunction with its Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) doubleheader versus Geneva on April 17. Sheila Brest threw out the first pitch.
The Westminster softball team honored those family members of the players on the team who are currently fighting, who are survivors and who have lost their lives to the battle against breast cancer.
The Titans honored: Diana Pamer (Erika Pamer's mom), Aunt Southwick (Ashley Smith's great aunt), Theresa Smith (Ashley Smith's great grandma), aunt Phyllis Makres (Ashley Smith's great aunt), Ethel Forrest (Amber Forrest's grandma), Aunt Charlene (Alexis Sheffer's aunt), Sophie Nowak (Lauren Stoczynski's aunt), Barb Borchers (Olet Stasko's grandma), Celia Guard (Brenna Guard's aunt), Stephanie Reddinger (Head coach Jan Reddinger's sister-in-law).
Westminster, who clinched the no. 1 seed and hosting rights for the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference playoffs which will start Thursday, will host Pitt-Greensburg on Monday at 3:30 p.m. for the Titans' Senior Day.
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.
Sheila Brest with the Titan softball team.