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

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's basketball senior Doug Smith (South Park, PA / South Park) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of December 3.

Smith scored a career-high 40 points (14-of-23), including a career-best 10 three-pointers (10-of-17) in the Titans' 92-87 overtime loss at Washington & Jefferson. Smith's 10 three-pointers (six in the second half) ranked second all-time in Westminster history, only one away from the record (Mark DeMonaco '04 with 11). For his efforts, Smith was named the PAC Sports Network Player of the Game. 

The Titans will open a two-game home stretch starting with Thiel tonight at 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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