Saturday, November 15, 2014
CARLISLE, Pa. - The Westminster College men's and women's cross country teams competed in the 2014 NCAA Division III Mid-East Regional Championships on Saturday hosted by Dickinson College.
Friday, November 14, 2014
GREENVILLE, Pa. -Westminster College senior Jenny Jones (Erie, Pa./Fort LeBoeuf) has been named the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Female Scholar-Athlete of the Month for October.
Each month, the SAACs at PAC member institutions are asked to nominate one male and one female student-athlete for PAC SAAC Scholar-Athlete of the Month consideration based on academic and athletic accomplishments. Nominees must be a varsity member in their respective sport(s) and in their junior or senior year. Scholar-Athlete of the Month nominees must also have a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher and be actively involved within his or her campus community.
Jones, a four-year letter winner, four-time All-PAC Second Team performer and two-time team MVP with the Titans' cross country program, was the school's top finisher in every race she's participated in over the past three seasons. She has earned a spot on six-straight PAC Academic Honor Rolls (fall with cross country, spring with track and field).
On campus she is a three-year member and two-year officer with Westminster's SAAC, is the secretary of the Student Government Association (SGA), serves as a teacher's assistant in a first-year writing class and works in the English department. A leader with Westminster's Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Jones also serves as a weekly copy editor and bi-weekly writer for The Holcad, Westminster's school newspaper, and performs the National Anthem at number Titan athletic contests.
She serves as the president of Kappa Delta Pi, an education honorary, and Pi Sigma Pi, a local scholastic honorary, and is also a member of Sigma Tau Delta, an English honorary, Omicron Delta Kappa, a leadership honorary, and Alpha Gamma Delta, a social fraternity. Jones is also a sweetheart of Westminster's Theta Chi fraternity.
Majoring in English with pursuing a minor in secondary education, Jones carries a 3.988 grade-point average (GPA).
Thursday, November 13, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Six former Westminster College cross country student-athletes were named on the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) 60th Anniversary Team. Sean Gallagher (2001-04) and Aaron Sutton (2010-13) were named on the men's team, while Rachel Hudson (2006-2009), Sara Ialongo (2001-04), Jennifer Krueger (2008-11), and Felicie Reed (2001-04) were named on the women's team.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
BETHANY, W.Va. - The Westminster College women's cross country team placed sixth with 152 points at the 2014 PAC Championship on Saturday. The conference's 31st annual cross country championship was hosted by Bethany College.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
OBERLIN, Ohio - The Westminster College women's cross country team competed at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble on Saturday. Oberlin College hosted the event.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Westminster College women's cross country team placed 11th out of 17 schools with 296 points at the Carnegie Mellon University Invitational on Saturday. The competition included schools from Division I, II, and III programs.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
CARLISLE, Pa. - The Westminster College women's cross country team competed in the Dickinson College Invitational on Saturday. The Titans placed 22nd (241 points) out 40 teams in the 4K event and 22nd (286 points) out of 35 teams in the 6K.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
BETHANY, W. Va. - The Westminster cross country team placed fifth at the Bethany Invitational on Saturday. The Titans scored 175 points out of 14 schools.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Senior Jenny Jones (Erie, PA / Fort LeBoeuf) finished fifth (24:48.4), pacing the Westminster women's cross country team for a second-place finish at the annual Fisher Invitational on the campus of Westminster. In the field of 93 runners, the Titans scored 83 points against seven other schools.
Julie Gerber of Waynesburg was the medalist (22:46.0), while the Yellow Jackets won with 24 points.
First year Katelynn Morrell (Boardman, OH) finished next for Westminster in 12th (25:05.3). Classmate Paige Baierl (Bellevue, PA) followed in 20th (25:14.4).
Rounding out the top seven finishers for Westminster were sophomore Keilah Ireland (Nashua, NH / Nashua North) (27:31.5), sophomore Jenny Rodgers (State College, PA / State College) (27:34.1), sophomore Hannah Kappel (Ligonier, PA) (27:42.7 ), and junior Sara Monts (Duncansville, PA / Hollidaysburg Area) (27:43.7).
The Titans will take a week off until they compete at Bethany on Sept. 13.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College 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 379 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.
Friday, August 29, 2014
The 2014 Westminster cross country teams are led by eighth-year head coach Tim McNeil '96. The men's team finished fourth at the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Championships, while the women's team placed seventh.