Monday, January 9, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Seniors midfielder Jamie Gross (McDonald, Pa. / McGuffey) and forward Coty Hainsey (New Paris, PA / Chestnut Ridge), members of the Westminster College men's soccer team, were named to the NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Honorable Mention team.
In order to be nominated for this honor, student-athletes must have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average, start more than 50 percent of all games, be a significant contributor to their team, and earn at least junior academic standing.
Gross, an accounting major, has compiled a 3.86 grade point average. He played in all 18 games for the Titans. Gross was tied for second on the team with four goals, while leading with two assists and 15 shots.
Hainsey, a three-year starter, studied mathematics and earned a 3.67 GPA. Hainsey tied for second on the team with four goals to go with one assist while starting in all 18 games.
Westminster posted a 4-14 record in 2011 and an eighth-place PAC record of 2-6.
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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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 42 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.