Monday, April 16, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College baseball team swept the Presidents' Athletic Conference weekly honors today. Senior Steve Perrotta (New Castle, PA / New Castle) was tabbed the PAC Baseball Hitter of the Week, while classmate Justin Prejsnar (New Castle, PA / New Castle) was named PAC Pitcher of the Week.
Perrotta led the Titans to a league series (2-of-3) victory over two-time defending PAC champion Thomas More by batting .700 (7-for-10) with three doubles, six runs scored, two RBIs, and one stolen base. His slugging percentage for the weekend was 1.000.
Prejsnar went the distance in a 6-1 PAC win over the Saints on Saturday to improve to 5-0 on the season. In the victory, he allowed one unearned run on four hits while striking out three in seven innings of work.
Westminster is back on the diamond on Tuesday as they host Saint Vincent in a PAC doubleheader. Game one will start at 2 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.