Thursday, July 24, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Chivas Whipple has joined the Westminster coaching staff. Whipple will be an assistant men's basketball coach and the head men's tennis coach.
Whipple brings a wealth of experience to the coaching staff with an impressive playing and coaching background. Whipple recently was an assistant varsity boys basketball coach at Girard High School (OH) from 2011-2013. He also has coaching experience at Ursuline High School (OH), Chaney High School (OH), and at the Youngstown's YMCA.
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Tennis: Titans Earn ITA All-Academic Honors
SKILLMAN, N.J. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced its 2014 All-Academic Teams. The Westminster College men's and women's teams both earned the ITA All-Academic Team award, while six Titans earned ITA Scholar-Athlete status.
Junior Lauren Fling (Norton, OH / Norton), senior Caitlin Hosler (Lititz, PA / Manheim Central), freshman Maria Pallone (New Kensington, PA / Valley), and freshman Christijana Vucenovic (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) earned ITA Scholar-Athlete status for the women, while junior Mark Andino (Norwalk, CT / Norwalk) and sophomore Ethan McCarthy (New Castle, PA / Neshannock) earned the honor for the men.
The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA member program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA, or CA JUCO eligibility form and have competed in one or more varsity matches must average into the GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2013 and spring 2014).
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must meet the following criteria: 1.) be a varsity letter winner, 2.) have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and 3.) have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman thorough senior year).
Men’s Tennis: 2014 Review
The Titan men's tennis team, under the guidance of veteran head coach Scott Renninger, placed sixth out of eight teams at the 2014 PAC Championship Tournament held at the Pennbriar Athletic Club. The Titans compiled eight points.
Longtime Westminster Coach Scott Renninger Retires
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College coach Scott "Scooter" Renninger has retired after 36 years serving as a coach, teacher, or an administrator at Westminster.
Westminster Celebrates 2013-14 Athletic Accomplishments at WESPY Awards
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Department of Athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted the 11th Annual WESPY Awards (Westminster Exceptional Sports Performances of the Year) Tuesday night at Orr Auditorium. The WESPYs honored team MVPs for all 18 varsity sports teams, as well as several annual awards and recognition of top athletic achievements throughout the 2013-14 academic year.
Men's Tennis: Titans Finish Sixth at PAC Tournament
ERIE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's tennis team placed sixth out of eight teams at the 2014 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship Tournament held Friday and Saturday at the Pennbriar Athletic Club. The Titans compiled eight points. Grove City won the tournament with 54 points.
Men's Tennis: Westminster Edged Out By W&J
NEW CASTLE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's tennis team lost, 5-4, as hosts to Washington & Jefferson on Monday at the North Beaver Indoor Tennis Courts. The Titans dropped to 6-7 overall and 4-3 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while the Presidents improved to 8-8 overall and 5-2 in the conference.
Recent Men's Tennis Results
||@ PAC Tournament (at Pennbriar Club in Erie, Pa.)||6th/8 (8 pts.)|
||THIEL (MOVED FROM 4/12)||Canceled|
||WASH. & JEFF.*||L, 5-4|
||THOMAS MORE*||L, 6-3|
||@ Bethany*||W, 7-2|
||@ Waynesburg*||W, 6-3|
* - Presidents' Athletic Conference games
Home Games in Bold CAPS