Saturday, February 2, 2013
ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Westminster College men's and women's track & field teams competed in the Jim Wuske Invitational on Saturday. The University of Mount Union hosted the event.
Freshman Marissa Kalsey (Waynesburg, PA / Waynesburg) led the Titan women with a first-place finish in the pole vault with a 3.56m mark, while junior Haley Gabor (New Kensington, PA / Ford City) placed fifth with a mark of 2.91m. Gabor also earned two other top-10 finishes as she placed fourth in the 200 meter dash (27.94) and sixth in the 400 meter dash (1:03.32). Freshman Angela Colella (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) clocked in at 28.44 in the 200 meter dash for ninth-place. Senior Morgan Swartz (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) placed second in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 11:37.08. Senior Alyssa Cauley (Pittsburgh, PA / Baldwin) earned 10th-place in the 1 mile run with a time of 5:57.70. Junior Moriah Agnew (Bridgeport, OH / Bridgeport) placed ninth in the shot put with a toss of 10.30m.
Senior Mark Saylor (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) led the Titan men with a first-place finish in the pole vault with a 4.66m mark. Also in the field events, senior Chris Weeda (Wellsville, OH / Southern Local) placed ninth in the shot put with a toss of 12.41m. Senior Kyle Allen (New Wilmington, PA / West Middlesex) placed 11th in the 200 meter dash with a time of 23.92.
Westminster is back in action next Friday when it competes at the Baldwin-Wallace Mid-February Meet.
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.