Saturday, November 2, 2013
GIBSONIA, Pa. - The Westminster College men's cross country team placed fourth of out nine schools with 144 points at the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship on Saturday. The eight-kilometer event took place on the campus of Chatham.
Saint Vincent won with 30 points, while the Bearcats' Chansler Poole placed first overall with a time of 25:15.60.
Titan senior Aaron Sutton (Warren, OH / Howland) claimed PAC Honorable Mention honors as he paced Westminster's top-7 finishers with a 15th place finish with a time of 27:20.10. Freshman Matt Slagle (Bruin, PA / Karns City) finished next for Westminster with a 29th-place finish (28:16.00).
Rounding out the Titan scorers were senior Kyle Filicky (Poland, OH / Poland) (28:20.80), freshman John-Scott Somora (Grove City, PA / Grove City) (28:29.10), sophomore Cody Schreiber (Johnsonburg, PA / Johnsonburg Area) (28:43.10), sophomore KJ McCrea (Cabot, PA / Knoch ) (30:39.50), and freshman Neil Christopher (Pittsburgh, PA / Brentwood) (30:40.00).
Westminster will participate in the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Mideast Regional on Saturday, Nov. 16 at Lehigh University. The event will start at 12:30 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 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.