Tuesday, March 13, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected junior women's tennis player Alex Bailey (Murrysville, Pa. / Franklin Regional) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of March 5-11.
Bailey was crowned the PAC champion at No. 2 singles in the fall and also won her three respective matches in Hilton Head, South Carolina this past week. The junior finished the season at a perfect 21-0 in the number two singles spot.
Bailey and her doubles partner, sophomore Caitlin Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central), finished the season with an impressive 20-1 mark in No. 1 doubles.
Westminster is eligible for an at-large berth in the NCAA Division III Championships in the spring.
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.