Wednesday, February 12, 2014
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - The Westminster College women's basketball team lost, 96-32, to the nationally-ranked Thomas More Saints on the road on Wednesday night.
The Saints improved to a perfect 22-0 overall and 15-0 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while Westminster dropped to 12-10 overall and 9-6 in the conference.
Thomas More led the entire game and took its first double-digit lead with 14:41 remaining in the first half when the Saints led 15-4.
For the game, the Titans shot a season-low 22% (9-41) from the field, while Thomas More shot 44.3% (35-79). The Saints also led on the glass with a 49-35 rebound advantage. Westminster's 32 points also marked a season-low.
Titan Courtney Klein (York, PA / Red Lion) scored a team-high eight points, followed by classmate Allison Borts (Youngstown, OH / Boardman) with seven points. Klein and Borts also led Westminster with seven and six rebounds, respectively. Senior Courtney Zitt (Latrobe, PA / Greater Latrobe) added five rebounds. Klein also had a game-high three blocks.
Sydney Moss led Thomas More with game-highs of 28 points and 10 rebounds.
Westminster will travel to Waynesburg on Saturday with a tip-off time of 1:30 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.