Men's Basketball: Westminster SAAC Honors Thomas as Titan Athlete of the Week

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's basketball junior Anthony Thomas (New Castle, Pa. / Union) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of November 19.

Thomas averaged 19.0 points and shot 55.6 percent (15-27) from the floor as he helped guide the Titans to a 2-0 start of the 2012-13 season, the program's first 2-0 start since the 2000-01 season. He finished with 19 points, four assists and a pair of rebounds in Friday's 67-58 victory over Mount Union and totaled 19 points, three assists and three rebounds in Saturday's 78-60 victory over Muskingum. Thomas was selected to the Buzz Ridl All-Classic team for his efforts. He committed just two turnovers in 64 minutes of action.

Westminster will travel to Washington & Jefferson next Wednesday in its Presidents' Athletic Conference opener. Tip-off is slated for 8 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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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 41 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.

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