Wednesday, September 18, 2013NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected women's cross country junior Jenny Jones (Erie, PA / Fort LeBoeuf) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 16.
Jones paced Westminster at the Waynesburg Invite on Saturday with a second-place finish with a time of 23:46.7, only 35 seconds off a school record.
Westminster will take next weekend off and will return to the course on Sept. 28 when they compete at Chatham.
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 378 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.