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Hello Titan Fans,

2012 Titan Volleyball

Thank you for your interest in Westminster College and our Titan Volleyball Team. I hope that you find our 2012 Titan Volleyball Guide extremely informative as you learn about our program and the studentathletes who play and strive to uphold the “Titan Tradition.” As a coaching staff, we continually challenge our women to strive toward our goal, winning the Presidents Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship, while remaining focused on academics, and meeting degree requirements in four years. We understand and promote the value of working hard in and out of the classroom. Titan volleyball student-athletes are accountable in our daily lives. We recognize and demand discipline and dedication. We are dedicated to building a team that functions as one. The women who belong and compete in Titan uniforms understand the value of being a studentathlete and gaining the value of a Westminster education. We strive to provide the opportunity to grow each and every day for those who are driven to accept the challenge.

Head Coach

Westminster College Athletics Quick Facts Name of School:........................ Westminster College City/Zip:...........................New Wilmington, PA 16172 Founded:............................................................ 1852 Enrollment:........................................................ 1,470 Religious Affliation:..........Presbyterian Church (USA) Nickname:.........................................................Titans School Colors:....................................Blue and White Affiliation:.........................................NCAA Division III Conference:....................... Presidents’ Athletic (PAC) President:...............................Dr. Richard H. Dorman Athletics Director:....................................... Jim Dafler Assistant Athletics Director:.........Tammy Swearingen Athletics Department Phone:................724-946-7307

Sports Information

Sports Information Director:..............Nathan LaRicca SID Office Phone:.................................724-946-6357 SID Email:......................... lariccnj@westminster.edu SID Fax:...............................................724-946-7187 Results Hotline:....................................724-946-7065 Website:..................... www.westminster.edu/athletics SID Mailing Address:......... Box 28, 319 S. Market St.

2............. Roster 3............. Season Outlook 4-6.......... Meet the Team 7-8.......... Coaching Staff 9............. Success Stories 10-11....... Team Records 12........... 2011 Statistics 13-15...... Athletics Facilities 16-17...... Titan Tradition 18........... The PAC 20-21...... College Profile This publication is produced by the Westminster College Office of Communication Services. Editor: Nathan LaRicca Editorial Assistants: Kait Roth On the Cover: Tara Incerpi Photography: Dave Miller Westminster archives

Tammy Swearingen

School and Athletics

Table of Contents

Volleyball

Head Coach:...............................Tammy Swearingen Year:................................................................ 20th Record:...........................................430-243 (.639) Alma Mater:..................... Youngstown State, 1983 Phone:..............................................724-946-7320 Email:........................... swearitl@westminster.edu Assistant Coach (Yr.):............... Brandon Lewis (16th) Email:............................lewisbc@westminster.edu Assistant Coach (Yr.):....................Justine Elliott (1st) Phone:..............................................724-946-7320 Email:.............................. elliotjr@westminster.edu Assistant Coach (Yr.):............. Shannon Liposky (6th) Phone:..............................................724-946-6168 Email:............................liposksl@westminster.edu Assistant Coach (Yr.):................ Bradi Rhoades (2nd) Phone:..............................................724-946-6234 Email:.......................... rhoadeb@westminster.edu Home Gymnasium:..................Buzz Ridl Gymnasium Capacity:........................................................... 2,300

Westminster College does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or handicap or disability as those terms are defined under applicable law, in the administration of any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to admissions and employment. In its employment practices, the College may consider the individual’s support of the philosophy and purposes of Westminster as stated in the Undergraduate Catalog. Otherwise, Westminster does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, on the basis of religion or creed. Inquiries may be directed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001, (724) 946-7247.

Support Staff

Athletic Trainer:.................................. Shaun Toomey Assistant Athletic Trainer:........................Misty Motter Training Room Phone:..........................724-946-7314 Equipment Manager:............................... Sam DiVitto Equipment Phone:................................724-946-6210

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2012 Roster Team Quick Facts Overall 2011 Record:......... 20-12 PAC Record:.........................11-7 2011 Results at Robert Weslyan............. L, 0-3 at Elizabethtown............... W, 3-2 vs. York............................. W, 3-2 at Franciscan.................... W, 3-2 at John Carroll................... L, 2-3 at Case Western . ............. L, 0-3 at Oberlin.......................... W, 3-1 vs. Chatham* ................... W, 3-0 vs. Geneva*....................... L, 1-3 at John Carrol................... W, 3-0 at Adrian........................... W, 3-0 at Wooster......................... L, 0-3 at Carnegie Mellon............ L, 2-3 vs. WASH. & JEFF*.......... W, 3-1 vs. LaRoche..................... W, 3-0 vs. Bethany*..................... W, 3-1 at Thomas More*.............. W, 0-3 at. Saint Vincent*............... L, 1-3 at Grove City*................... W, 3-2 at D’Youville......................W, 3-0 at Bethany*........................L, 1-3 at Theil*.............................W, 3-1 at Waynesburg*.................W,3-0 at WASH JEFF*.................W,3-0 vs. Grve City*....................W, 3-1 vs. Chatham*....................W, 3-0 vs. Thiel*...........................W, 3-1 at Geneva*........................L, 0-3 vs. Saint Vincent*.............W, 3-1 vs. Waynesburg*..............W, 3-0 at Thomas More*...............L, 0-3 at Thiel**...........................W, 3-2 at Geneva***.....................L, 0-3 * PAC game ** PAC quarterfinals *** PAC semifinals

2012 Stats ...

Season statistics and game box scores are available online at westminster.edu/athletics by clicking on the link for “Statistics” on the left column of each team’s home page.

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2012 Westminster Volleyball Roster

#

Name

Pos. Ht.

Cl.

2

Lexi Starheim

MB

5-10 Jr.

Hubbard, OH / Hubbard

3

Rebecca Riemer

MB

6-0 Jr.

Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon

5

Tara Incerpi

DS

5-1 Sr.

Carrollton, OH / Minerva

6

Erin Kennedy

S/RS 5-10 Fr.

Oakmont, PA / Riverview

7

Chrissy Volsko

DS

5-1 Jr.

Canfield, OH / Austintown Fitch

9

Julie Powell

OH

5-6 So.

Meadville, PA / Meadville

10 Tiffany Jackson

S

5-8 Fr.

Las Vegas, NV / Las Vegas

12 Claire Ferrando

S/OH 5-8 Jr.

North Jackson, OH / Western Reserve

13 Megan Romocean

OH

5-9 Jr.

Ravenna, OH / Southeast

14 Erica Braunsberg

OH

5-10 So.

Birdsboro, PA / Daniel Boone

17 Kelsey Kilbane

DS

5-5 Fr.

Medina, OH / Medina

20 Katie Palkovic

S

5-10 Jr.

Camp Hill, PA / Trinity

22 Haley Turner

MB

5-9 So.

Petersburg, OH / Hubbard

23 Megan Prybyl

OH

5-10 Fr.

Mars, PA / North Catholic

25 Kassie Freyermuth MB/OH 5-10 So.

Hometown/H.S.

Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny

Head Coach: Tammy Swearingen (20th year) Assistant Coaches: Brandon Lewis (16th), Justine Elliott (1st), Shannon Liposky (6th), Bradi Rhoades (2nd).


The Westminster volleyball team, 20-12, 11-7 in the PAC in 2011, lost in the 2011 PAC semifinals last season; something the program is not use to being a fourtime conference champion. Westminster will strive to be more consistent in order to get back to PAC playoff contention. “We have the ability to play at a high level, but last season we did not do it consistently,” said head coach Tammy Swearingen. “We need to stay focused with a positive competitive attitude.” Under Swearingen, the Titans have had 13 seasons with 20 or more wins and a pair of 30-win seasons. “In order to be successful, you need to

2012 Volleyball Schedule Date 08/31 08/31 09/01 09/01 09/07 09/07 09/08 09/08 09/15 09/15 09/18 09/20 09/20 09/22 09/22 09/26 09/29 09/29 10/02 10/04 10/05 10/05 10/06 10/09 10/11 10/13 10/17 10/20 10/25 10/27

Time ..............................Opponent 7:00 PM . .............. #at Muskingum 9:00 PM . ..................... #at Oberlin 11:00 AM ............... #at Franciscan 3:00 PM . ......................#at Carlow 5:00 PM . ................... $at Wooster 7:00 PM . ............ $at Buffalo State 0:30 AM ........ $at Baldwin Wallace 12:30 PM . $at Franklin & Marshall 11:00 AM ............... GROVE CITY* 3:00 PM . .......... SAINT VINCENT* 7:00 PM . ............. at Waynesburg* 4:30 PM . ...................at Chatham* 7:00 PM . ................... at La Roche 1:00 PM . ........... at Thomas More* 3:00 PM at . ... Washington & Jeff.* 7:00 PM . .....................at Geneva* 12:00 PM . ........................at Thiel* 2:00 PM . ...................at Chatham* 7:00 PM . .................... BETHANY* 7:00 PM . ............WAYNESBURG* 4:00 PM . ............................. at RIT 6:00 PM . ................%at D’Youville 12:00 PM . ............... %at Fredonia 7:00 PM . ................. %at Bethany* 7:00 PM . .WASHINGTON &JEFF* 2:00 PM . ............ at Saint Vincent* 7:00 PM . .......................GENEVA* 7:30 PM . ................ at Grove City* 7:00 PM . ........................... THIEL* 5:00 PM . .......... THOMAS MORE*

* Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) match # at Saint Vincent, $ at Baldwin Wallavce, % at Fredonia

Season Outlook

be disciplined and have a hard work ethic, attention to detail and dedication. Those 30 win teams had incredible mental toughness. They endured everything that I could throw at them and wanted more. They were determined to win and weren’t afraid to hold each other accountable.” The Titans have allPAC honorees junior defensive specialist Tara Incerpi (Carrollton, OH / Minerva), junior middle blocker Rebecca Riemer (Pittsburgh, PA / Mount Lebanon), and sophomore Megan Romocean (Ravenna, OH / Southeast) returning to guide the Titans. On offense, three of Westminster’s top attackers are returning for the 2012 season. Reimer led the Titans with 334 kills. Romocean was third with 238, while Lexi Starheim (Hubbard, OH / Hubbard) earned 151. Incerpi, the leader of the defense, is back for her final season. Incerpi earned a team-best 440 digs. She also had a team-high 55 aces. Reimer and Junior Rebecca Riemer sophomore Kassie Freyermuth (Allison Park, PA / North Allegheny) led the Titans with 100 and 90 blocks, respectively, a season ago.

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Meet the Team Erica Braunsberg Sophomore Birdsboro, Pa. Daniel Boone H.S. Early Child/Special Ed.

• 2nd year on the team • Match Highs: 2 kills, 2 digs, 1 block (‘11) • Season Highs: 6 kills, 3 digs, 1 block (‘11)

Kassie Freyermuth Sophomore Allison Park, Pa. North Allegheny H.S. Early Child/Special Ed. • 1-year letter winner • Match Highs: 10 digs, 9 kills, 7 blocks (‘11) • Season Highs: 147 kills, 90 blocks (‘11)

Claire Ferrando Junior North Jackson, Ohio Western Reserve H.S. Communications

• 2-year letter-winner • Match Highs: 21 digs, 4 kills (‘10); 8 assists (‘11) • Season Highs: 203 digs, 31 assists, 23 kills (‘10)

Tara Incerpi Senior Carrolton, Ohio Minerva H.S. Psychology • 3-year starter, PAC Honorable Mention (‘12), 2nd Team all-PAC (‘11)

• Match Highs: 34 digs (‘10), 5 aces (‘11) • Season Highs: 560 digs (‘09), 55 aces (‘11)

Tiffany Jackson Freshman Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas H.S. Exploratory • NEWCOMER

Erin Kennedy Freshman Oakmont, Pa. Riverview H.S. English • NEWCOMER

Junior Megan Romocean

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Kelsey Kilbane Freshman Medina, Ohio Medina H.S. Biochemistry

Meet the Team

• NEWCOMER

Katie Palkovic Junior Camp Hill, Pa. Trinity H.S. Biology • 1-year letter winner, PAC academic Honor Roll (2010) • Match Highs: 38 assists, 8 digs, 4 aces (‘11) • Season Highs: 261 assists, 46 digs, 14 aces (‘11)

Julie Powell Sophomore Meadville, Pa. Meadville H.S. Accounting • 2nd year on team, PAC Academic Honor Roll (2011) • Match Highs: 8 kills, 16 digs, 2 aces (‘11) • Season Highs: 61 kills, 133 digs, 13 aces (‘11)

Consistent Success

Junior Claire Ferrando

Barbados Trip ...

The NCAA allows teams to travel abroad once every four years. For the first time in team history, the Westminster volleyball team committed to the opportunity. The Titans spent a week in the Barbados Aug. 6-12, 2011, during which the team played the Barbados National Team and two other club teams.

Westminster is always a contender for the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship. Since joining the PAC in 2002, the Titans advanced to at least the semifinal round of the league tournament in all nine years including championships in 2002, 2007 and 2008.

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Meet the Team Megan Prybyl Freshman Mars, Pa. North Catholic H.S. Exploratory

• NEWCOMER

Rebecca Riemer Junior Pittsburgh, Pa. Mount Lebanon H.S. Biology

• 2nd Team all PAC (‘11), PAC Academic Honor Roll (‘10 & ‘11)

• Match Highs: 18 kills, 9 digs, 7 blocks (‘11) • Season Highs: 334 kills, 48 digs, 100 blocks (‘11)

Megan Romocean Junior Ravenna, Ohio Southeast H.S. Public Relations • 2-year letter winner, 2nd Team all PAC (2011) • Match Highs: 18 kills, 10 digs, 6 aces (‘11) • Season Highs: 238 kills, 118 digs, 30 aces

Lexi Starheim Junior Hubbard, Ohio Hubbard H.S. Early Child/Special Ed. • 2-year letter winner, PAC Academic Honor Roll (2011) • Match Highs: 12 kills, 6 blocks (‘11); 5 digs (‘10) • Season Highs: 151 Kills, 57 blocks (‘11); 28 digs (‘10, ‘11)

Haley Turner Sophomore Hubbard, Ohio Hubbard H.S Neuroscience • 2nd year on team • Match Highs: 7 kills, 2 digs (‘11) • Season Highs: 8 kills, 2 digs (‘11)

Chrissy Volsko Junior Austintown, Ohio Austintown Fitch, H.S. Biology • 2-year letter winner • Match Highs: 16 digs, 3 assists, 3 aces (‘11) • Season Highs: 205 digs,13 assists, 9 aces (‘11)

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Tammy Swearingen Head Coach 724-946-7320 swearitl@westminster.edu Career Record:..........430-243 (.639) Year:...................................... 19th Record at WC:...........430-243 (.639) Year:...................................... 19th Alma Mater:......... Youngstown State Year:..................................... 1983

Coaching Staff

When Tammy Swearingen won her 400th career match as the head coach of the Westminster College volleyball team in 2010 she became one of only 32 active NCAA Division III volleyball coaches to reach the milestone. Swearingen enters her 20th season as head coach in 2012 including her 12th season serving as Westminster’s assistant director of athletics. Swearingen boasts an 19-year career record of 430-243 (.639) including 13 seasons with 20 or more wins and a pair of 30-win seasons. Swearingen was named Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Coach of the Year for three straight years from 2006-08 while guiding Westminster to back-to-back PAC titles and the school’s first two automatic bids to the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2007 and 2008. The Titans won three PAC titles under Swearingen since becoming eligible for the league crown in 2002. Prior to joining NCAA Division III and the PAC, Swearingen led the Titans to the ECAC Division II Championship in 2001 and the NAIA’s Keystone-Empire Collegiate Conference (KECC) title in 1997 and 1994. The 1997 team also won the NAIA Northeast Region tournament title and went to the NAIA national tournament for the first time. Prior to coming to Westminster in 1992, she was head volleyball coach at Mineral Ridge (1988-90) and Columbiana (1986-88) High Schools in her native Ohio. She was head women’s swimming coach at her alma mater, Youngstown State University, from 1984-87 (producing five AllAmericans) after graduating from YSU in 1983.

The Swearingen File 2011........20-12 2010....... 18-14 2009....... 13-23 2008....... 24-11...... PAC Champion NCAA Div. III Tournament 2007....... 23-12...... PAC Champion NCAA Div. III Tournament 2006 24-12 ECAC Div. III South Region Tournament 2005....... 19-16 2004....... 20-13...... PAC Runner-Up 2003....... 12-21...... PAC Runner-Up 2002....... 26-10...... PAC Champion ECAC Div. III South Region Tournament

2001....... 27-8........ ECAC Div. II Champion 2000....... 27-7 1999....... 15-20 1998....... 11-15 1997....... 31-8........ KECC Champion NAIA Northeast Region Champion NAIA National Tournament 1996....... 28-14...... KECC Runner-Up 1995....... 28-13...... KECC Runner-Up 1994....... 36-7........ KECC Champion 1993....... 28-7........ KECC Runner-Up Career ... 430-243 (.639) - 19 years

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Coaching Staff Brandon Lewis

Assistant Coach

lewisbc@westminster.edu

Shannon Liposky

Assistant Coach

liposksl@westminster.edu 724-946-6168

Justine Elliott

Assistant Coach

elliotjr@westminster.edu 724-946-7320

Bradi Rhoades

Assistant Coach

rhoadeb@westminster.edu 724-946-6234

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Brandon Lewis enters his 16th season as an assistant coach in 2012. Lewis, who played scholastically at Farrell High and collegiately at Ohio State University, has coached at Hubbard (Ohio) High School as well as at several summer camps in the region. Lewis and his wife, Katie, and daughter, Rogen, reside in Farrell. He is a teacher in the Farrell School District.

Shannon Liposky begins her sixth year as an assistant coach in 2012. Liposky, formerly Shannon Simmons, played at Westminster before graduating in 2002 with a degree in elementary education. She then stayed on with the program for an additional year as a graduate assistant coach before finishing her master’s degree in education in 2005. A three-year starter at right side hitter for the Titans from 1998-2001, Liposky was team MVP as a senior while leading the Titans to a 27-8 record. In 2011, she was inducted into the Titan Sports Hall of Fame. She and her husband, Rob, and daughter, Claire, reside in her hometown of East Palestine, Ohio. Justine Elliott begins her first year as an assistant coach in 2012. Elliott played middle blocker at the University of New Hampshire, an NCAA Division I school. She earned a full NCAA athletic scholarship and graduated in 2011 with a degree in journalism and a minor in Spanish. A twotime team captain, Elliott competed in two American East Conference Championships and was also tabbed on the all-tournament team in 2009. A three-year starter at middle blocker for the Wildcats from 2007-2011, Elliott led the team in blocks three-straight years. Her career-best 96 blocks during her sophomore season stands 10th all-time in school history. Elliott also was the recipient of the Ed Jentes Coaches’ Award and was named to the conference honor roll during her career. A Mitchellville, Md. native, Elliott is currently working on her master’s at Westminster. Bradi Rhoades enters his second year on the Titan volleyball staff in 2012. Rhoades is also entering his sixth year on the track and field staff as jumps coordinator and pole vault coach. A Slippery Rock University graduate, Rhoades was a six-time all-conference pole vaulter from 2002-04. He most recently served as an assistant track and field coach at Wilmington High School. A Waynesburg, Pa. native, Rhoades earned a master’s degree in secondary education and bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Slippery Rock. Rhoades resides in New Castle with his wife Katie and daughter Lyndlea.


Success Stories

Volleyball: Taylor Frank Raises Funds for Good Cause

For the past two years, Westminster College freshman volleyball player Taylor Frank has taken her efforts off of the court to help organize an annual benefit to raise money and awareness for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation. The event is a 5K race called The Bunny Hop that is held in honor of Frank’s mother, Becky Frank, who passed away from a brain aneurysm. This year’s event raised $10,000 and had 430 participants. Taylor helps organize the event with her sister Carly, her father Tim, along with several friends of the family. “The event to us is mostly a way to give back to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation for all that they did for us while my mom was sick for just a short time,” Taylor said. “When my mom was first diagnosed with the brain aneurysm, it was too late because it had already ruptured. We honestly had no clue what it really meant and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation website gave us some great insight as to what it was.” “We really enjoy celebrating my mom’s life through the event, and simply by the number of people we can tell how many people really did care about my mom and how many people she helped throughout her life,” Taylor said. The Frank family continues its efforts to increase awareness about brain aneurysms through their support of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation so that other families can be knowledgeable of possible symptoms. “The Bunny Hop is also a way to spread awareness about brain aneurysms which is most important in diagnosing them,” Taylor said. “The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is the world’s only nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures.” The Bunny Hop will continue to be a great event to support families that have been affected by brain aneurysms, as well as honoring the memory of Becky Frank. For more information about the Brain Aneurysm Foundation visit their website at www.bafound.org.

Women’s Volleyball Earn AVCA Team Academic Award for 2011-2012 The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on July 20, 2012 that 533 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2011-2012 season. Helping the AVCA achieve a new all-time high for the award was Westminster College. The Lady Titans, under the guidance of 20th-year head coach Tammy Swearingen, have earned the program’s first AVCA Team Academic Award. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale. The Team Academic Award has become one of the AVCA’s fastest growing awards programs, seeing an impressive surge in teams honored over the past several years. Since the 2000-2001 season, the number of recipients has increased every single year but one, while amassing an overall 200 percent increase over the span of the last decade. Since the award’s inception in 1993, the award has risen by an astounding 760 percent.

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Team Records

All-Time Records

By the Numbers

3 3 9 21.2 19 61% National Tournament Appearances • 2008 (NCAA) • 2007 (NCAA) • 1997 (NAIA)

PAC Championships • 2008 • 2007 • 2002

Top: Westminster’s first varsity team in 1976. Bottom: The 1997 team that qualified for the NAIA national tournament.

Consecutive Seasons Advancing to at Least the PAC Semifinals

Year Record Coach 2011...............20-12.................Tammy Swearingen 2010..............18-14................. Tammy Swearingen 2009..............13-23................. Tammy Swearingen 2008..............24-11.................. Tammy Swearingen 2007..............23-12................. Tammy Swearingen 2006..............24-12................. Tammy Swearingen 2005..............19-16................. Tammy Swearingen 2004..............20-13................. Tammy Swearingen 2003..............12-21................. Tammy Swearingen 2002..............26-10................. Tammy Swearingen 2001..............27-8................... Tammy Swearingen 2000..............27-7................... Tammy Swearingen 1999..............15-20................. Tammy Swearingen 1998..............11-15.................. Tammy Swearingen 1997..............31-8................... Tammy Swearingen 1996..............28-14................. Tammy Swearingen 1995..............28-13................. Tammy Swearingen 1994..............36-7................... Tammy Swearingen 1993..............28-7................... Tammy Swearingen 1992..............29-12........................ Marjorie Walker 1991..............22-15........................ Marjorie Walker 1990..............29-13........................ Marjorie Walker 1989..............27-13........................ Marjorie Walker 1988..............22-11......................... Marjorie Walker 1987..............18-20........................ Marjorie Walker 1986..............14-20........................ Marjorie Walker 1985..............17-19........................ Marjorie Walker 1984..............17-13........................ Marjorie Walker 1983..............8-17.......................... Marjorie Walker 1982..............15-15........................ Marjorie Walker 1981..............17-8.......................... Marjorie Walker 1980..............10-7.......................... Marjorie Walker 1979..............10-8.......................... Marjorie Walker 1978..............5-7............................ Marjorie Walker 1977..............13-4.......................... Marjorie Walker 1976..............11-7........................... Marjorie Walker Total: 718-452 (.613) 35 years

Wins Per Season Since 2000

Winning Seasons in the last 23 Years

All-Time Winning Percentage (698-440 since 1976)

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Suzanne Fitz

Carolee Reed

Career Records Career Kills Career Kills

1. Suzanne Suzanne Fitz (1999-2002).................. 1,468 1. 1.Suzanne Fitz Fitz (1999-2002).................. (1999-2002)............... 1,468 2. Heidi Heidi Jorgensen (1991-94)................. 1,325 2. Jorgensen (1991-94)................. 1,325 2.Heidi Jorgensen (1991-94).............. 3. Erin Erin Hinks (2002-05).......................... 1,300 3. 3.Erin Hinks Hinks (2002-05).......................... (2002-05)........................ 1,300 4. Carrie Carrie Gorda (1994-97)...................... 1,297 4. 4.Carrie Gorda Gorda (1994-97)...................... (1994-97). ................... 1,297 5. Katie Katie McDermott (2003-06)................ 1,069 5. 5.Katie McDermott McDermott (2003-06)................ (2003-06). ............. 1,069 6. Jessica Jessica Faflik (1995-98)..................... 1,048 6. 6.Jessica Faflik Faflik (1995-98)..................... (1995-98)................... 1,048 7. Sam Sam Botzum (2006-09)...................... 1,047 7. 7.Sam Botzum Botzum (2006-09)...................... (2006-09).................... 1,047 8. Janie Janie Cebula (1993-96)...................... 1,001 8. 8.Janie Cebula Cebula (1993-96)...................... (1993-96)................... 1,001 9. Diana Diana Barnes (2000-03)........................ 976 9. Barnes (2000-03)........................ 9.Diana Barnes (2000-03). ..................... 976 10. Jen McNatt (1990-93). ......................... 959 10. 10. Jen Tara McNatt Ott (2008-11)............................... (1990-93). ......................... 959 968 11. Jen McNatt (1990-93)......................... 959

Career Assists Career Assists Career Assists

1. Reed (1999-2002). .....................3,689 1.Carolee Carolee Reed (1999-2002). ...................3,689 1. Carolee Reed (1999-2002). ....................3,689 2. Hassell (2006-08)..........................3,098 2. Traci Hassell (2006-08)..........................3,098 2.Traci Jessie Szakacs (2008-2011)..................3,309 3. Wissinger (1988-91)...................2,917 3.Wendy TraciWissinger Hassell (2006-08)..........................3,098 3. Wendy (1988-91)...................2,917 4. Szakacs (2008-present). ...........2,393 4.Jessie Wendy Wissinger (1988-91)...................2,917 4. Jessie Szakacs (2008-present). ...........2,393 5. Kean (1996-99)........................2,324 5.Danielle Danielle Kean (1996-99)........................2,324 5. Danielle Kean (1996-99)........................2,324 6. Jorgensen (1991-94).....................2,296 6.Heidi Heidi Jorgensen (1991-94).....................2,296 6. Heidi Jorgensen (1991-94).....................2,296 7. Miller (1991-94)............................2,281 7.Missy Missy Miller (1991-94)............................2,281 7. Missy Miller (1991-94)............................2,281 8. Bestwick (1996-99).......................2,146 8.Anna Anna Bestwick (1996-99).......................2,146 8. Anna Bestwick (1996-99).......................2,146


Team Records

All-District / All-Conference / All-America Honors 2011 Jessie Szakacs......................1st team All-PAC Rebecca Riemer...................2nd team All-PAC Tara Incerpi..........................2nd team All-PAC Megan Romocean................2nd team All-PAC 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Jessie Szakacs.....................1st Team All-PAC Lindsay Speidel.....................1st Team All-PAC Tara Ott................................2nd Team All-PAC Jessie Szakacs.....................1st Team All-PAC Sam Botzum........................2nd Tea m All-PAC Traci Hassell..........................1st Team All-PAC Hannah Parker......................1st Team All-PAC Lindsay Speidel....................2nd Team All-PAC Jess Cooper..........................1st Team All-PAC PAC Player of the Year Traci Hassell..........................1st Team All-PAC Katie McDermott...................1st Team All-PAC PAC Player of the Year Rachael Cooper....................1st Team All-PAC Kylene Hoch......... PAC Def. Player of the Year Erin Hinks..............................1st Team All-PAC Rachael Cooper...................2nd Team All-PAC Sara Miller............ PAC Def. Player of the Year Erin Hinks..............................1st Team All-PAC Sarah McKain.......................2nd Team All-PAC Katie McDermott..................2nd Team All-PAC

2003 2002 2001 2000 1998 1997 1996 1995

Diana Barnes........................1st Team All-PAC Erin Hinks.............................2nd Team All-PAC Rachael Cooper...................2nd Team All-PAC PAC Freshman of theYear Katie Spehar................PAC Player of the Year 1st Team All-PAC Suzanne Fitz.........................1st Team All-PAC Carolee Reed........................1st Team All-PAC Suzanne Fitz................. PAC Coaches Honors Carolee Reed................ PAC Coaches Honors Shannon Simmons........ PAC Coaches Honors Meredith Etcher............. PAC Coaches Honors Carolee Reed................ PAC Coaches Honors Shannon Simmons........ PAC Coaches Honors Shadra Kendall.................2nd Team All-GLIAC Carrie Gorda......... 1st Team All-KECC/Region Jessica Faflik......... 1st Team All-KECC/Region Anna Bestwick...................2nd Team All-KECC Carrie Gorda......... 1st Team All-KECC/Region Carrie Banaszak................2nd Team All-KECC Jessica Faflik.....................2nd Team All-KECC Leigh O’Shane..................2nd Team All-KECC Janie Cebula......... 1st Team All-KECC/Region KECC Player of the Year, NAIA All-America Honorable Mention Carrie Banaszak................2nd Team All-KECC KECC Freshman of the Year Carrie Gorda.....................2nd Team All-KECC

1994 Heidi Jorgensen......... KECC Player of the Year NAIA All-America, 1st Team All-KECC/Region Janie Cebula.............. 1st Team KECC/Region 1993 Lisa Legarsky....................1st Team All-District Heidi Jorgensen..........................1st All-District District Player of theYear 1992 Lisa Legarsky....................1st Team All-District Heidi Jorgensen................1st Team All-District District Player of theYear 1991 Carolyn Long.....................1st Team All-District Heidi Jorgensen...............2nd Team All-District District Freshman of the Year 1990 Wendy Wissinger..............1st Team All-District Carolyn Long.....................1st Team All-District 1989 Jody McMeans..................1st Team All-District Colleen Currie..................2nd Team All-District Carolyn Long....................2nd Team All-District Wendy Wissinger.............2nd Team All-District

Janie Cebula

Carrie Gorda

Heidi Jorgensen

Rachael Cooper

Hannah Parker

Career Records Career Blocks

1. Carrie Gorda (1994-97)............. 869 2. Suzanne Fitz (1994-97)............. 578 3. Katie Spehar (1999-2002)......... 559 4. Katie McDermott (2003-06)....... 408 5. Carolyn Long (1989-92)............. 391 6. Jessica Furman (1996-99)......... 381 7. Carrie Banaszak (1995-96)....... 326 8. Lindsay Speidel (2008-11)......... 267 9. Shannon Simmons (1998-2001)....262 10. Traci Hassell (2006-08)............. 260 11. Danielle Hogue (2004-07)......... 244

Career Digs

1. Hannah Parker (2004-08)....... 2,285 2. Leigh O’Shane (1993-96)....... 1,791 3. Kylene Hoch (2005-08)........... 1,635 4. Danielle Kean (1996-99)......... 1,537 5. Tara Incerpi (2009-pres.)...... 1,507 6. Jessica Faflik (1995-98)......... 1,475 7. Anna Bestwick (1996-99)....... 1,407 8. Sarah Verhoff (1997-2000)..... 1,337 9. McKenzie Crowell (2000-03).. 1,316 10. Shannon Simmons (1998-2001).1,248 11. Sara Miller (2001-04).............. 1,245

Career Service Aces

1. Rachael Cooper (2003-06)........ 256 2. Jessica Faflik (1995-98)............ 215 3. Anna Bestwick (1995-98).......... 173 4. Sarah Verhoff (1997-2000)........ 163 5. Danielle Kean (1996-99)............ 154 6. Hannah Parker (2004-08).......... 149 7. Erin Hinks (2002-05).................. 143 8. Diana Barnes (2000-03)............ 140 9. Brooke Engles (1996-99)........... 138 10. Tara Incerpi (2009-pres.)......... 133 11. Kylene Hoch (2005-08).............. 125

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2011 Statistics

Westminster Volleyball 2011 Westminster Combined Team Statistics (FINAL) All matches

RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

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3 22 13 2 15 23 21 9 24 17 1 18 20 5 6 12 7

Player

Rebecca Riemer Tara Ott Megan Romocean Lexi Starheim Alaura Hanssen Haley Turner Lindsay Speidel Julie Powell Kassie Freyermuth Taylor Frank Jessie Szakacs Erica Braunsberg Katie Palkovic Tara Incerpi Tamber Schaef Claire Ferrando Chrissy Volsko TEAM WESTMINSTER Opponents

Team Statistics ATTACK Kills Erro rs Total Attacks Attack Pct Kills/Set SET Assists Assists/Set SERVE Aces Erro rs Aces/Set SERVE RECEPTIONS Erro rs Errors/Set DEFENSE Digs Digs/Set BLOCKING Block Solo Block Assist Total Blocks Blocks Per Game Block Errors Ball handling errors ATTENDANCE Total Dates/Avg Per Date Neutral site #/Avg Current win streak Home win streak

sp

111 108 91 77 13 5 48 45 115 12 99 8 33 112 114 36 97 152 152

k

334 289 238 151 23 8 73 61 147 15 109 6 18 7 7 1 1 148 506

k/s

3.01 2.68 2.62 1.96 1.77 1.60 1.52 1.36 1.28 1.25 1.10 0.75 0.55 0.06 0.06 0.03 0.01 9.79 3.33

OVERALL 20-12 11-7 9-5 Attack e

83 116 119 36 6 1 17 22 58 4 15 6 3 11 10 0 4 511 272

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OPP

1488 511 4063 .240 9.8

506 272 1665 .141 3.3

1337 8.8

452 3.0

231 194 1.5

54 72 0.4

152 1.0

96 0.6

2159 14.2

682 4.5

105 265 237.5 1.6 16 8

21 74 58.0 0.4 4 4

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pct

HOME 10-1 8-1 2-0 Set a a/s

720 .349 3 860 .201 11 674 .177 11 348 .330 6 49 .347 2 15 .467 0 166 .337 1 209 .187 1 429 .207 67 31 .355 0 298 .315 916 19 .000 0 55 .273 261 93 -.043 18 65 -.046 13 14 .071 14 18 -.167 13 406 .240 133 166 .141 452 Date Sep 2 Sep 2 Sep 2 Sep 9 Sep 9 Sep 10 Sep 10 *Sep 13 *Sep 13 Sep 16 Sep 17 Sep 17 *Sep 21 Sep 21 *Sep 23 *Sep 25 *Sep 25 *Sep 30 Sep 30 *Oct 5 *Oct 8 *Oct 8 *Oct 11 *Oct 13 *Oct 15 *Oct 19 *Oct 22 *Oct 25 *Oct 27 *Oct 29 PNov 1 Nov 04

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Serve se

0.03 20 17 0.10 16 27 0.12 30 32 0.08 12 14 0.15 1 1 0.00 0 1 0.02 0 0 0.02 13 8 0.58 5 2 0.00 0 0 9.25 29 25 0.00 0 0 7.91 14 16 0.16 55 22 0.11 21 15 0.39 6 7 0.13 9 7 8.80 231 194 2.97 54 72

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Blocking ba total blk/s be bhe

0.18 0 48 0.43 32 68 100 0.15 38 309 2.86 1 18 19 0.33 16 118 1.30 5 18 23 0.16 0 28 0.36 17 40 57 0.08 0 6 0.46 0 0 0 0.00 1 2 0.40 0 0 0 0.00 0 7 0.15 7 21 28 0.29 5 133 2.96 2 1 3 0.04 0 108 0.94 25 65 90 0.00 0 2 0.17 2 2 4 0.29 0 287 2.90 12 25 37 0.00 0 3 0.38 0 1 1 0.42 0 46 1.39 2 4 6 0.49 25 440 3.93 0 0 0 0.18 31 359 3.15 0 1 1 0.17 5 58 1.61 0 0 0 0.09 24 205 2.11 0 1 1 7 1.52 152 215 14.20 105 265 237.5 0.36 96 682 4.49 21 74 58.0

Opponent vs Roberts Wesleyan ELIZABETHTOWN at York (Pa.) vs Franciscan vs John Carroll at Case Western Reserve vs Oberlin CHATHAM GENEVA vs John Carroll vs Adrian at Carnegie Mellon WASH. & JEFF. LA ROCHE BETHANY vs Thomas More at Saint Vincent at Grove City vs D'Youville at Bethany at Thiel vs Waynesburg at Wash. & Jeff. GROVE CITY CHATHAM THIEL at Geneva SAINT VINCENT WAYNESBURG at Thomas More at Thiel at Geneva

Record in 3-set matches: 9-6 Record in 4-set matches: 6-4 Record in 5-set matches: 5-2

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AWAY 4-8 2-5 2-3

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Score 0-3 3-2 3-2 3-2 2-3 0-3 3-1 3-0 1-3 3-0 3-0 2-3 3-1 3-0 3-1 0-3 1-3 3-2 3-0 1-3 1-3 3-0 3-0 3-1 3-0 3-1 0-3 3-1 3-0 0-3 3-2 0-3

0.90 3 0.18 1 0.25 3 0.74 1 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.58 0 0.07 0 0.78 4 0.33 0 0.37 2 0.12 0 0.18 2 0.00 0 0.01 0 0.00 0 0.01 0 - 1.56 16 0.38 4

Score by set 22-25,22-25,18-25 22-25,21-25,25-17,26-24,15-11 24-26,25-21,25-9,21-25,15-10 20-25,25-14,25-11,15-25,15-11 25-17,24-26,20-25,25-18,12-15 12-25,22-25,12-25 25-18,22-25,25-16,25-14 25-10,25-17,25-10 19-25,19-25,25-16,18-25 25-9,25-19,25-21 25-16,25-17,25-17 25-17,25-23,17-25,21-25,11-15 23-25,25-17,25-11,25-10 25-4,25-20,27-25 21-25,26-24,25-19,25-19 13-25,29-31,18-25 20-25,25-18,18-25,25-27 25-17,30-28,25-27,20-25,17-15 25-16,25-14,25-14 25-22,23-25,22-25,25-27 21-25,25-20,21-25,22-25 25-14,25-14,25-16 25-16,25-16,25-15 25-16,19-25,25-16,25-20 25-15,25-10,25-20 25-20,25-10,24-26,25-19 22-25,13-25,20-25 25-18,25-23,10-25,25-14 25-22,25-20,25-14 17-25,10-25,20-25 20-25,25-23,25-22,22-25,15-7 19-25,20-25,19-25

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 8 4

points

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Att. 0 85 105 0 0 0 0 75 170 0 0 0 120 135 230 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 215 101 168 0 133 124 0 0 0


Athletics Facilitie

In this wide-angle view of Westminster’s athletics facilities, you can see, from left to right, the field house, natatorium, football stadium and track, and the baseball field in the foreground. The softball field and starting line for the cross country course is located slightly to the left of this view and the tennis courts and soccer fields are located just to the right of this view.

Amenities Memorial Field House • Eight Locker Rooms • Hospitality Room • “Smart” Classrooms • Large Lobby Area • Fitness Center • Training Room Buzz Ridl Gymnasium • Two Full-Sized Courts • Auxilliary Gym • Seating for 2,300

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estminster student-athletes enjoy access to outstanding athletics facilities on campus. With the exception of the golf teams, all of the Titans compete and practice on campus in one centralized location. Each team has access to its own locker room in the Memorial Field House, which is also a short walking distance to all venues.

Natatorium • 45’x75’ Swimming Area • Six 7-foot Lanes • Balcony Seating for 300 Old 77 • Historic Home of Titan Basketball Until 1951 • Renovated in 2003 • Practice Gymnasium • Indoor Running Track • Fitness Center • Dance Studio Harold Burry Stadium • Renovated in 2008, ’01 • All-Weather Track • FieldTurf, Lighting • Seating for 3,000 • Two-Level Press Box • Plaza, Concession Area

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Buzz Ridl Gymnasium

Dr. Richard H. Dorman Towering Titan Organization College President

Dr. Richard H. Dorman took office as the 14th President of Westminster College in 2008. President Dorman previously served as vice president for institutional advancement at Otterbein College since 1996. He served as assistant vice president for development (1994-96) and director of health sciences development at the University of Louisville (1990-94) following four years as an executive with the Penn State Alumni Association. A 1975 graduate of Susquehanna University, Dorman earned his master’s and his doctorate from Penn State University.

Jim Dafler

Director of Athletics Jim Dafler enters his 14th year as director of athletics at Westminster College in 2012-13. Dafler was selected as the chairman of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Committee for the 2008-09 season, the final year of a four-year term as a committee member. Dafler was Westminster’s head men’s basketball coach from 1998-2003 after spending nine years as an assistant coach. He was also the Titans’ track and field coach for nine years. A 1971 graduate of Capital University, Dafler earned his master’s from Ohio University.

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Providing support for Westminster’s athletic programs is the Towering Titan Organization (TTO), formed in 1976 around a core of devoted, loyal and intensely interested alumni, parents and friends. The organization purposes itself to help maintain, improve and endow Westminster College’s athletic programs. Over $3 million in gifts have been contributed to the Towering Titan Fund since its inception. The annual income is distributed in this manner: 90 percent of all donations go directly to the sport(s) chosen (donations can be designated to a specific sport for men or women), with 10 percent going towards the operation and promotion of the fund. All 20 varsity sports for men and women benefit from the fund. A minimum gift of $30 qualifies a donor for membership. Members receive a membership card and decal, issues of the Towering Titan Newsletter and invitations to social events such as golf outings each July, and recognition dinners and ceremonies that are scheduled periodically. Qualifying gifts are also recognized through membership in Westminster’s Giving Clubs. For more information or to join the Towering Titans, contact Westminster Director of Athletics Jim Dafler at (724) 946-7313. President: Jack Marshall ’67 Vice President: Richard Mills ’76 Secretary: Bob Latta

Committee Members: Janie Cebula Hale ’97 Jodi Chmielewski ’98 Joe Fusco ’60 David Gooch ’75 Bill Hazen ’65 Peter Horne ’76 Nanci Kleese Hosick ’95

Henry Klinar ’01 Lou Perrotta ’94 Robert Power Jr. ’70 Rick Reiber ’74 David Richards ’84 Brenda Rodgers Briggs ’86


Athletics Facilities Fitness Center Amenities

• Two fitness centers on campus: one in Memorial Field House and the Marge Walker Center in Old 77 • Two spacious rooms in Field House fitness center for free weights (top left) and machines (middle right) • Six Legend Fitness Multi-Purpose Stations allowing larger teams to rotate quickly through workouts • $30,000 equipment upgrade completed for 2010 • Marge Walker Center (middle left) includes Stairmasters, treadmills, rowers, bikes, elliptical machines, and Arc Trainers • Accommodating hours: open most days as late as 9:30 p.m. and as early as 6:30 a.m.

Training Room Amenities Westminster varsity athletes have access to care and facilities that rival those of much larger institutions. • Four full-time ATC-certified athletic trainers on staff, including Head Athletic Trainer Shaun Toomey, who joined Westminster in 1987 after working for the Buffalo Bills and Central Michigan University • College also has two team physicians, an orthopaedic and orthopaedic surgical consultant • Varsity athletes have access to training room and supervised care daily from 9 a.m. until all practices and competition are completed • Therapeutic laser, electrical muscle stimulation and ultrasound modalities • Two whirlpool/cold immersion tanks • Impact concussion assessment computer software • For more information click on the “Sports Medicine” link online at westminster.edu/athletics.

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Titan Tradition By the Numbers

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Academic All-Americans • 9 football • 3 track & field • 2 men’s basketball • 2 women’s soccer • 2 softball • 2 swimming & diving • 2 men’s tennis • 1 baseball • 1 women’s basketball • 1 men’s soccer

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All-Americans • 47 swimming & diving • 42 football • 15 men’s basketball • 3 baseball • 4 track & field • 1 volleyball

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Titans in the College Football Hall of Fame • Harold Burry, Coach • Joe Fusco, Coach • Harold Davis, QB • Larry Pugh, G/LB

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National Champion National Champion Swimmers Swimmers • MyronLuthringer, Luthringer, 1981 • Myron 1981 • Kristin Zukowski, 1991 • Kristin Zukowski, 1991 • Drew Dugan, 1994 • Drew Dugan, 1994 • Dave Gesacion, 2000 • Dave Gesacion, 2000

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estminster College has a proud athletics heritage that is steeped with a tradition of winning. Although the College was founded in 1852, varsity athletics at Westminster did not become prevalent until 1884. Beginning in 1926, the sports teams at Westminster became known as the “Titans,” after a The Original “Towering Titans” of 1926-27 sportswriter for the student newspaper, The Holcad, nicknamed the resurgent basketball team the “Towering Titans” because of younger, taller men that made up the starting lineup. The athletics program at Westminster became best known for the success of its football and men’s basketball teams. The Titan football team won six NAIA National Championships from 1970-94 and 71% (398-157-10) of its games since 1952. The men’s basketball team, honored by the Associated Press as the nation’s top small college team in 1962, was the all-time winningest NAIA team before Westminster joined the NCAA in 1998.

Left to right: Kristin Zukowski, the 1991 NAIA champion in the 100-yard butterfly; Phil Rice, Westminster’s first-ever All-American in 1932; Harold Davis, a College Football Hall of Fame inductee in 2004 who was the football team’s only three-time, first-team All-American from 1954-56.


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n the 2011-12 academic year there were 424 varsity athletes at Westminster, including 45 multi-sport athletes. There are currently 20 varsity sports teams at Westminster that compete in Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) and NCAA Division III. In the last eight years, 11 Westminster teams have either qualified for the NCAA Tournament or sent athletes to the NCAA Championship meet. Westminster joined the NCAA Division III and the PAC in 2000-01 and became eligible for championships and awards in 2002-03.

the Numbers ByBy the Numbers (since (since 2002-03) 2002-03)

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Appearances by teams in NCAA Championships • 6 women’s swimming • 5 women’s soccer • 5 men’s swimming • 3 men’s soccer • 2 women’s basketball • 3 men’s track & field • 3 women’s track & field • 2 volleyball • 1 baseball • 1 men’s basketball • 1 men’s golf • 1 men’s soccer

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PAC Team Championships • 5 women’s soccer • 4 men’s swimming • 4 women’s swimming • 4 women’s track & field • 3 men’s golf • 3 men’s soccer • 3 volleyball • 2 baseball • 2 men’s track & field • 2 women’s golf • 1 men’s basketball • 1 women’s basketball • 1 softball

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The PAC F

ounded in 1955, the Presidents’ Athletic Conference continues its mission of promoting intercollegiate athletics and the pursuit of academic excellence. Consisting of 10 select private institutions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Kentucky, the PAC remains a unique organization in this day of high pressure intercollegiate athletics. With academics at the center of each member’s philosophy, the PAC is built on the principle that an athletic program is a part of college life, but not an entity in itself. The PAC annually crowns champions in 19 sports (10 men, nine women).

Titans in the PAC Since 2002-03

2011 Final PAC Standings

• 31 Team Championships • 8 All-Sports Trophies

Team Overall Geneva 27-9 Bethany 31-6 Thomas Moore 19-11 Westminster 20-12 St. Vincent 23-12 Thiel 19-11 Grove City 16-15 Waynesburg 9-17 W&J 8-20 Chattam 1-28

• 5 Team Sportsmanship Awards (since 2008-09) • 17 Player of the Year/ Most Valuable Performer Awards • 34 Coach of Year Awards • 737 PAC Academic Honor Roll Selections (36.9 per semester with 3.6+ GPAs)

2011-12 All-PAC Sports Trophy Standings

Men’s Standings* 1. Wash. & Jeff. - 60.5 2. Saint Vincent - 58 3. Grove City - 52.5 4. Westminster - 52 5. Thiel - 45.5 6. Thomas More - 45 7. Waynesburg - 38.5 8. Bethany - 37.5 9. Geneva - 25.5

Women’s Standings* 1. Westminster - 72 2. Grove City - 61.5 3. Saint Vincent - 53 4. Thomas More - 50.5 5. Wash. & Jeff. - 50.5 6. Bethany - 46 7. Waynesburg - 45 8. Geneva - 43 9. Thiel - 31.5 10. Chatham - 14

2011-12 Women’s Champions Basketball - Thomas More Cross Country - Grove City Golf - Westminster Soccer - Thomas More Softball - Geneva Swimming/Diving - Grove City Tennis - Grove City Track & Field - Westminster Volleyball - Geneva

2011-12 Men’s Champions Baseball - Westminster Basketball - Bethany Cross Country - Saint Vincent Football - Thomas More Golf - Wash. & Jeff. Soccer - Thomas More Swimming/Diving - Grove City Tennis - Grove City Track & Field - Westminster Wrestling - Thiel

*PAC All-Sports Trophy Standings determined by points system awarded to schools’ order of finish in each sports standings. *PAC All-Sports Trophy Standings determined by points system awarded to schools’ order of finish in each sports standings.

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Westminster College 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, a national leader in graduation rate performance, and a “Great School, Great Price,” according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 38th among liberal arts colleges, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of “The Best 373 Colleges” and “Best in the Northeast” 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 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. • Westminster is small by choice. Undergraduate enrollment: 1,470 (41% men, 59% women) • The demand for a Westminster education has never been higher. Applications: Westminster received nearly 4,000 applications for admission for the class of 2015. The prospective students had 3.5 high school grade point average and a nearly 1100 SAT (about 100 points above the national average). • Westminster students receive personal attention they deserve. 12:1 Student to Faculty ratio: 104 full-time faculty focus on educating students (90% of faculty have doctorate or equivalent). That’s one of the reasons Westminster is a national leader in graduation rate performance. • Great teaching combined with great learning leads to endless opportunities. Majors: Westminster students can choose from 42 majors and 10 pre-professional programs. Double majors, minors and individual interdisciplinary programs are also possible. • Westminster graduates are in demand. Placement Rate: The Westminster Career Center works with students during their four years on campus and helps Westminster graduates embark on satisfying careers. The liberal arts prepare students for life … another reason why 96% of Westminster graduates are employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation. • Westminster for life. Alumni: Over 18,000 Westminster alumni provide a Titan network of support throughout the world. Welcome to the Westminster family. 20

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Location: New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 60 miles north of Pittsburgh, 90 miles south of Erie, 90 miles southeast of Cleveland Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,470 (41% men, 59% women) Financial Aid: 98% of students receive financial aid. Aid awarded includes scholarships, grants, low-interest loans, and student employment

Cost: Total cost for tuition and fees $30,310; room and board - $9,200

Student-Faculty Ratio: 12:1; 90% of faculty have their doctorate or terminal degree in their field

Class Size: 18-20

Placement Rate: 96% of Westminster’s alumni are employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduation

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