Monday, May 12, 2014
DELAWARE, Ohio - Select members of the Westminster College outdoor track & field teams competed at the Ron Althoff Invitational on Monday hosted at Ohio Wesleyan.
Senior Haley Gabor (New Kensington, PA / Ford City) and sophomore Marissa Kalsey (Waynesburg, PA / Waynesburg) paced the Titans with school records in their respective events. Gabor placed second in the 200 with a school-record time of 25.20. Gabor also broke her own school record in the 400 with a time of 56.87 for second place. Kalsey won the pole vault with a school-record mark of 4.01 meters, breaking her own record from last year.
Senior Anthony Thomas (New Castle, PA / Union) had a personal-best mark in the long jump with a leap of 6.93 meters. Thomas added a fifth-place in the triple jump (13.50m). Freshman Scott Hughes (Pittsburgh, PA / Shaler) lowered his time in the 200 at 23.24.
Select Titans will compete at North Central College on Thursday and Friday.
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.