Westminster Swim Teams Recognized by CSCAA for Academic Success

Monday, July 16, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's and women's swimming and diving teams have received Scholar All-America Team Awards from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic performance during the spring 2012 semester. Seniors Caitlin Lehberger New (Wilmington, PA / Wilmington) and Mark Brooks (Youngstown, OH / Boardman) were also recognized individually for achieving a 4.0 GPA.

The CSCAA presents the Team Scholar All-America Award to swimming and diving programs and individuals who earn a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

The women's team earned a 3.03 cumulative grade point average in the spring semester, while the men's team amassed a 3.02 cumulative GPA

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.