Tuesday, April 10, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster's senior Tim Wiand (Pottstown, PA / Owen J. Roberts) added to his weekly honors as he was named Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Baseball Hitter of the Week. Earlier today, Wiand was named to the D3baseball.com Team of the Week.
Wiand led the PAC-leading Titans to a 3-1 week vs. league foes by batting .625 (10-for-16) with two home runs, five doubles, seven runs scored, 11 RBIs and a slugging percentage of 1.313. After pounding out a 21-4 win at Grove City, Westminster took 2-of-3 against archrival Geneva to remain one game ahead of W&J in the PAC standings.
Westminster is back in action Saturday, April 14, as they host Thomas More in a PAC doubleheader. Game one is scheduled for 1 p.m.
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.