Tuesday, March 20, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.- Westminster College senior swimmer Caitlin Lehberger (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington) will represent the Titans by swimming three events at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. from Wednesday March 21 through Saturday March 24.
Lehberger will compete in the 200-meter individual medley on Wednesday March 21, the 100-meter breaststroke on Friday March 23, and the 200-meter breaststroke on Saturday March 24.
The Titan swimmer is familiar with Indianapolis after making three trips to the NCAA Division III National Championships as a competitor, 2012 being her fourth consecutive appearance. She is six-time NCAA Division-III All-American.
Lehberger currently holds 11 Westminster records (six individual) and four Westminster pool records (three individual). At the conference level, Lehberger has dominated throughout her career. She is a four-time Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) First-Team selection, 15-time PAC champion, and a two-time PAC Most Valuable Swimmer.
Four of those championships came in the 200-meter individual medley, which made Lehberger the first woman swimmer and fourth swimmer in Westminster history to win the same conference event four consecutive years. Through her career, Lehberger also set three conference records (two individual).
To view updates on the Lehberger and the NCAA Division-III Swimming and Diving National Championships, viewers can visit the NCAA's website or http://www.ncaa.com/sports/swimming-women/d3.
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.