Monday, April 2, 2012
WEXFORD, Pa. - Junior softball player Layne Carpenter (Marietta, Ohio / Marietta) was named the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Softball Hitter of the Week for March 26-April 1.
Carpenter helped lead Westminster to its current six game winning streak including sweeps over Pitt-Bradford, Ursuline, and Thomas More. She hit .550 (11-20) with five RBIs, four runs, a double, a triple, and a home run.
In game one versus Pitt-Bradford, Carpenter knocked in the game winning run with a single to left field. Against Ursuline, Carpenter hit her first career homerun to lead the Lady Titans in a winning effort. Then Carpenter was at it again versus Thomas More as she had the game winning hit with a double to right center in game two.
The Lady Titans are back in action tomorrow at Washington and Jefferson with first pitch scheduled for 3:30 for game one.
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.