Monday, June 24, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's and women's swimming and diving teams received Scholar All-America Team Awards from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their academic performance during the spring 2013 semester.
The CSCAA presents the Team Scholar All-America Award to swimming and diving programs who earn a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.
The women's team earned a 3.24 cumulative grade point average in the spring semester, while the men's team amassed a 3.15 cumulative GPA.
Junior Amanda Marlow (Twinsburg, OH / Twinsburg) and senior Alan Nedley (White, PA / Connellsville) both earned Academic All-American Honorable Mention.
Both Westminster swimming and diving teams had a successful year in the classroom and the pool. The Titan men were crowned 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference Champions, while the women finished second.
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.