Tuesday, May 1, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected women's track & field sophomore Haley Gabor (New Kensington, PA / Ford City) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week.
Gabor led the Titans to their fourth overall PAC Championship over the weekend by being selected the 2012 PAC Women's Track and Field MVP, marking the first ever Titan to win this award. Gabor set stadium records with a first-place finish in the 400-meter dash (57.96) and a second-place finish in pole vault (3.1). Gabor was first in the 200-meter dash (26.11) and was also part of the 4x400-meter relay team who won with a time of 4:09.11.
Selected team members of the track and field team will compete at the Slippery Rock Qualifier Friday.
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.