Women's Basketball: Westminster's Streak Halted by Nationally-Ranked Thomas More

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College women's basketball team's five-game winning streak ended at home on Wednesday night after the Titans lost, 116-49, to the nationally-ranked Thomas More Saints (14-0, 7-0 PAC) .

For the game, Thomas More out-shot Westminster 50.6% (42-83) to 35.3% (18-51) and held a 43-37 rebound edge.   

Titan junior Allison Borts (Youngstown, OH / Boardman) led Westminster (7-7, 4-3 PAC) with 12 points (5-for-8). Classmate Jenna Grandy (Sharpsville, PA / Sharpsville) also scored in double-digits with a season-high 10 points. Westminster freshman Shelby Brown (New Castle, PA / Mohawk) added six points. Brown and Grandy led on the glass with a team-high six rebounds each.

Thomas More was led by Sydney Moss who scored a game-high 33 points, while Jenny Burgoyne had a game-high nine rebounds.

Westminster will travel to PAC foe Geneva on Saturday with a tip-off time of 5:30 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 378 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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