Wednesday, April 11, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected senior baseball player Tim Wiand (Pottstown, PA / Owen J. Roberts) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of April 2-8.
Wiand led Westminster by batting .625 (10-16) last week, while the Titans went 3-1. Wiand had five doubles and two home runs. Along with seven runs scored, Wiand drove in team-high 11 RBI.
Wiand was also named the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Hitter of the Week and he was named to the D3Baseball.com Team of the Week.
Westminster will face PAC rival Thomas More three times this weekend, starting with a doubleheader at home on Saturday at 1:00pm.
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.