Men's Track & Field: Westminster SAAC Honors Thomas as Titan Athlete of the Week

Thursday, April 24, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's track & field senior Anthony Thomas (New Castle, PA / Union) as its Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of April 21.

Thomas set a new personal record placing second in the long jump reaching 6.96 meters at the Slippery Rock Open. Thomas was also part of the 4x100 relay team that placed second with a time of 43.86.

Westminster will compete again on Friday-Saturday, April 25-26, as hosts of the 2014 PAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Last year, Westminster claimed its third-straight men's team title, totaling 122.50 pts.

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.

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