Monday, April 16, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Senior Ryan Bell (New Wilmington, Pa. / Wilmington) of the Westminster College men's track and field teams was named Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Men's Field Athlete of the Week.
Bell placed first in the javelin throw with a toss of 63.93 meters at the Westminster Invitational in New Wilmington, Pa., over six meters farther than the second-place finisher.
Westminster is back in action on Tuesday as they travel to Geneva for a PAC North Quad Meet at 4 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.