Baseball: Jones Leads Titan All-PAC Honorees

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

GREENVILLE, Pa.  - The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) announced its 2014 All-PAC Baseball teams, as voted on by each of the league's nine head coaches, on Tuesday. Three Titans were selected, led by junior outfielder John Jones (New Wilmington, PA / Ligonier Valley) who was named first team All-PAC. Junior catcher Jake Haubrich (North Huntingdon, Pa. / Norwin) and senior pitcher Scott Hanicak (Ellwood City, Pa. / Laurel) were named honorable mention All-PAC. This marked the first All-PAC honor for all three student-athletes.  

Jones was second in the conference with a team-high .442 batting average and was third with a team-best .593 slugging percentage. His .500 on base percentage also stood second in the conference. He tied for fourth in the league with 12 doubles, while his 50 hits stood sixth-best. Jones also led the PAC with batting with two outs (.537) and batting with runners on base (.489).

Hanicak led the Titans and was tenth in the PAC with a 3.76 earned run average. Hanicak stood fourth in the conference with 69.1 innings pitched and third with 50 strike outs. Hanicak's 11 starts tied for third-best in the PAC.

Haubrich, who led Westminster with 23 RBIs, was seventh in the PAC in batting average (.388) and slugging percentage (.515).

Westminster finished the 2014 season 11-24 overall and 8-15 for an eighth-place finish in the PAC.

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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