Women’s Track & Field: Four Titans Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Four Titans from the Westminster women's track & field teams were recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on its 2013-14 USTFCCCA All-Academic honors list.

Senior sprinter Haley Gabor (New Kensington, Pa./Ford City), sophomore pole vaulter Marissa Kalsey (Waynesburg, Pa./Waynesburg), freshman pole vaulter Brooke Mancuso (Wexford, Pa./North Allegheny), and freshman pole vaulter Cassidy Shepherd (Greensburg, PA / Salem) all earned a spot on the distinguished list. All four also represented Westminster at the Outdoor Track & Field Nationals where Kalsey picked up her fourth-straight All-American honor. Mancuso and Shepherd joined Kalsey for an All-American distinction at Indoor Nationals.  

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met either of the following athletic standards: Competed in an NCAA Indoor or Outdoor Championship and/or finished the regular season ranked in the national top 35 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 25 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College 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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