Wednesday, October 30, 2013NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's swimming & diving junior Steven Brooks (Boardman, OH / Boardman) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 28.
Brooks was part of the 3x100 backstroke relay that claimed a first-place finish with a school-record time of 2:38.10 at Friday's Westminster Relays. In the Titans' 157-106 dual meet win over Penn State Behrend on Saturday, Brooks picked up a pair of wins in the 100 backstroke (54.04) and the 200 backstroke (2:02.88).
Westminster will compete at Bethany on Saturday with a starting time of 1 p.m.
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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.