Tuesday, March 13, 2012
WEXFORD, Pa. - The Westminster and Grove City Colleges women are tied in first place for the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) All-Sports Trophy through the 2011-12 winter sports season.
The all-sports trophies are awarded annually to the schools which perform the best across the board in league competition. First-place finishes are worth 10 points (nine for men), second place is worth nine points (eight for men), and last place is worth one point.
The recent 2012 PAC Swimming & Diving Championships propelled the women of Westminster and Grove City to the top of the list with 44 points each.
Westminster College placed in these sports earning the following points: Volleyball (6), Soccer (6), Cross Country (8), Tennis (9), Basketball (6), and Swimming/Diving (9), totaling 44 Points.
The Westminster College men have 21 points placing them in eighth place in the All-Sports Trophy rankings, and are only 11.5 points away from the leader.
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.