Saturday, February 1, 2014
GENEVA, Ohio - Sophomore All-American sophomore Marissa Kalsey (Waynesburg, PA / Waynesburg) set a school record as three pole vaulters of the Westminster women's track and field team competed in the Midwest Indoor Track & Field Open at Spire Institute on Saturday.
Kalsey placed second out of 26 competitors with a mark of 4.00 meters, breaking her own school record of 3.95 meters that she set at last year's Indoor Nationals.
Freshmen Brooke Mancuso (Wexford, PA) and Cassidy Shepherd (Greensburg, PA) followed in third and fourth, respectively. Both set personal bests as Mancuso registered 3.85 meters and Shepherd scored a mark of 3.70 meters.
Kalsey currently stands first in the nation, while Mancuso ranks second and Shepherd stands seventh.
A select number of Titans will compete at the Oberlin Invitational on Friday and others will participate in a meet at Mount Union on Saturday.
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.