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2012-13 Titans

Prospective Student-Athletes,

Table of Contents

We are excited about your interest in Westminster College Track & Field and Cross Country. This guide will provide you with much information about who our teams are and what we are about. We are in the process of building a winning tradition in our Track & Field/Cross Country programs and we would love for you to be a part of it. Our goals each and every year are to win the Presidents’ Athletic Championship (PAC), to qualify individuals/teams/relays to the NCAA National Championships, and to come together as a family. In the last four years, our women have won four PAC Championships and the men have won two championships. In five years we have had three All-Americans. We’ve definitely succeeded in becoming a family. We believe in the family-style atmosphere that builds teamwork and friendships that will last a lifetime. We build our training program on a logical progression to peak at our conference championships. All of this creates a fun environment for our student-athletes.

Tim McNeil

Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field

2..... Cross Country Outlook 3....... Track & Field Outlook 4-5...............Coaching Staff 6..... Cross Country Rosters 7-8.........XC Letter-Winners 9.............Men’s T&F Roster 10-11.... T&F Letter-Winners 12..... Women’s T&F Roster 13-14... T&F Letter-Winners 15.........2012 PAC Champs 16-17............Titan Tradition 18-19........... Team Records 20-22......Atheltics Facilities 23......................... The PAC 24................ College Profile This publication is produced by the Westminster College Office of Communication Services. Editor: Nathan LaRiccia Editorial Assistants: Kait Roth On the Cover: SO Jenny Jones JR Aaron Sutton JR Haley Gabor SR Adam Carswell

Westminster College Athletics Quick Facts School and Athletics

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 LaRiccia SID Office Phone:.................................724-946-6357 SID Email:......................... lariccnj@westminster.edu SID Fax:...............................................724-946-7187 Website:..................... www.westminster.edu/athletics SID Mailing Address:......... Box 28, 319 S. Market St.

Cross Country / Track and Field

Head Coach:............................................ Tim McNeil. Alma Mater:............................. Westminster, 1996 Year:................................................................. 6th. Phone:.............................................724-946-6213 Email:........................... mcneiltj@westminster.edu Assistant Coaches:............ Scott Coy, Bradi Rhoades Paul Sanders, Phil Frye (Contact info for assistant coaches on Pages 4-5) Letter-Winners Returning / Lost:....................... 41/24 Men’s Cross Country:....................................... 3/4 Women’s Cross Country:.................................. 7/3 Men’s Track & Field:....................................... 16/9 Women’s Track & Field:.................................. 15/8

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

Photography: Dave Miller Justin Zackal Westminster archives 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.

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Cross Country Review

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he Westminster College men’s and women’s cross country teams placed eighth and fourth, respectively, in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) under fifth-year head coach Tim McNeil. The Titan women placed fourth out of nine teams with 117 points and the Titan men placed eighth out of nine teams with 180 points. On the men’s side, junior Aaron Sutton earned first-team all-PAC honors by finishing the 8-kilometer race in 26:56.40 for 7th place overall. This was his first firstteam conference honor as he earned second-team accolades a year ago. Sutton is also the first men’s Titan to Sophomore Jenny Jones earn first-team since 2008. On the women’s side, sophomore Jenny Jones earned second-team all-PAC laurels, for the second time in her career, by cracking the top 2012 XC Women’s Results 20 with a 12th-place time of 24:19 in the Sept. 1............................. FISHER INVITE, 3rd/9 6-kilometer race. Sept. 15...................at Penn St. Behrend, 3rd/16 Sept. 29...........................at Bethany Invite, 4th/7 Westminster comOct. 6..............at Carnegie Mellon Invite, 14th/17 peted in seven meets Oct. 13....... at Oberlin Inter Regional Rumble, 25th/30 Oct. 27...................at PAC Championships, 4th/9 during the season. Nov. 10......... NCAA Mid-East Regional, 25th/49 (661) Both the women and

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2012 XC Men’s Results

Sept. 1............................. FISHER INVITE, 3rd/6 Sept. 15................... at Penn St. Behrend, 8th/17 Sept. 29.......................... at Bethany Invite, 3rd/6 Oct. 6..............at Carnegie Mellon Invite, 13th/16 Oct. 13....... at Oberlin Inter Regional Rumble, 27th/32 Oct. 27......... at PAC Championships, 8th/9 (180) Nov. 10....... NCAA Mid-East Regional, 36th/49 (1060)

men placed third in two of these meets. The Titan women also placed 25th out of 49 teams at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional while the men placed 36th out of 49 teams. Jones led the Titan women in all seven meets during the season, while Sutton paced the men in all six events.

Junior Aaron Sutton


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Track & Field Outlook

n 2011-12, for the first time in school history, the Westminster College men’s and women’s track and field teams won the PAC championship in the same year. It was the men’s second straight championship, and the women’s fourth overall. The season was also highlighted by 10 broken school records and national recognition at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. For the women, juniors Kristen Basista, Haley Gabor, Mariah Agnew, and Allison Rice and sophomore Jenny Jones return after having strong seasons in 2012. “I would like to think of the season as a ‘reloading’”, said head coach and fourtime PAC coach of the year Tim McNeil. “We lost some really tremendous seniors from last year’s team, but we have some really strong athletes with leadership coming back. We also have a really strong freshmen group coming in and we should be in a good position to vie for another PAC championship.” A year ago at the PAC Championships, the Lady Titans won seven events led by 2012 PAC Women’s Track and Field MVP Haley Gabor, marking the first Titan to win this award. Gabor set stadium records with a first place finish in the 400

2012-13 Track & Field Schedule Dec. 8................ at Bucknell (Pole Vault Only) Jan. 18....................at B-W Mid-January Meet Jan. 25............................... at YSU Invitational Feb. 2.......at Mount Union - Jim Wuske Invite Feb. 8................... at B-W Mid-February Meet Feb. 16.............................. at Kenyon College Feb. 21............................at YSU - PAC Meet! Mar. 8..................... at Coastal Carolina Invite Mar. 19......................at Grove City Mini-Meet Mar. 23..........................at Juniata Invitational Mar. 30.......at College of Wooster Invitational April 6............................... at CMU Invitational April 13........ WESTMINSTER INVITATIONAL April 18................ PAC NORTH QUAD MEET April 26............PAC Championships (at W&J) May 10............................at Allegheny College May 16...................... at North Central College May 23...............................at NCAA Nationals

meter dash (57.96) and a second finish in pole vault (3.1). Gabor was first in the 200-meter dash (26.11) and was also part of the 4x400-meter relay team which won with a time of 4:09.11. Also during the season, Basista broke the schoolrecord in 100m hurdles (14.81) The men are paced by seniors Adam Carswell (sprints), Derrick Orloski (throws), and Matt Lucas (throws), juniors Jason Frawley (throws), Aaron Sutton (distance), and Anthony Thomas (jumps), and sophomores Christian Friday (sprints) and Natty Schramm (vaults). “The men’s team is as balanced as I’ve ever seen it,” McNeil said. “There are also a number of freshmen that will be able to contribute right away in each of the event. Because of our balance, I feel we are in a great position to battle for a thirdstraight PAC championship” At the PACs, the Titan men won six events including the PAC title in the 4x100 meter relay with a school record time of 42.62, eclipsing the previous fastest time in team history of 43.31 set in last year’s conference championship. Defending champion Mark Saylor won the pole vault with a stadium-record mark of 4.60 meters, and defending champion Carswell in the 400 meters, breaking his schoolrecord that he set earlier in the year with a stadium-record time of 48.87. Initially the record was 50 years old. Carswell was also part of the record-breaking 400m relay (42.62) team during the regular season. Also earning milestone marks were Thomas in the triple jump (14.06), Sutton in the 3,000m (9:12.17).

Junior Kristen Basista

Junior Anthony Thomas

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Coaching Staff Tim McNeil Head Coach

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field 724-946-6213 mcneiltj@westminster.edu

Scott Coy Assistant Coach Track & Field

coysa@westminster.edu 724-946-6188

Bradi Rhoades Assistant Coach Track & Field

rhoadeb@westminster.edu 724-946-6234

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Tim McNeil enters his sixth year as the head coach for the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs at Westminster College for the 2012-13 season. McNeil immediately put his thumbprint on the programs. In the last five years, the Titan women’s track and field teams have won the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) championship four times (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012) including its first-ever PAC title in McNeil’s first year in 2008. The men’s track and field team, which finished last in the PAC in McNeil’s first year, has won the last two years. McNeil was named PAC Women’s Track & Field Coach of the Year in 2008, 2010, and 2012 and PAC Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year in 2011 and 2012. Other unprecedented success achieved by the Titans under McNeil included the women’s track and field team sending athletes to the NCAA Division III Championship meet in 2008 for the first time, the men’s and women’s track and field team producing NCAA All-Americans for the first time in 2012, 2011 and 2008, respectively, and the 2009 women’s cross country team placing second in the PAC and 17th at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional, each marking the team’s highest-ever finish. Overall during McNeil’s tenure, Westminster track and field athletes have claimed 44 PAC event titles (32 women’s, 12 men’s). McNeil became the school’s first full-time employee exclusively dedicated to coaching both the Titan track and field and cross country programs when he was hired in July 2007. A native of Mineral Ridge, Ohio, McNeil is a 1996 graduate of Westminster having excelled for the Titans in track and field and football. In track, McNeil was a three-time qualifier for the NAIA national championships in the 400-meter hurdles from 1994-96. His school record of 53.8 in the 400 hurdles still stands. On the grid-iron, McNeil was the most valuable player in the 1994 NAIA national championship game. McNeil ranks second on the school’s career receptions list (129) and fifth in the receiving yards (1,849) in four seasons from 1992-95. McNeil previously coached track and field at John F. Kennedy High School in Warren, Ohio, from 2000-06 where he was the school’s assistant principal from 2004-06. A 2005 inductee to the Westminster Titan Sports Hall of Fame, McNeil completed his master’s degree in education from his alma mater in 2004. McNeil and his wife Jennifer reside in Niles, Ohio, with their daughter, Zoe, and son, Micah.

Scott Coy begins his seventh season as assistant track and field coach for the Titans in 2012. His coaching concentration will focus on sprinters, relays, long jumpers and strength and conditioning. Coy, a full-time member of the Westminster Department of Athletics, is also an assistant football coach. A native of West Salem, Ohio, and a 1998 graduate of Norwayne High School, Coy earned a master’s degree from Northern Illinois (2006) and a bachelor’s degree from Mount Union (2002). He was an assistant football coach at each of his alma maters, while as a player at Mount Union he was a starting offensive lineman on the Purple Raiders’ 2001 national championship team.

Bradi Rhoades enters his sixth year on the Titan track and field staff in 2012 as jumps coordinator and pole vault coach. The Titans have won the men’s pole vault title in each of the last three seasons and the women’s title in the last two seasons. 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.


Coaching Staff

Paul Sanders

A 1961 Westminster graduate and former Titan track standout, Paul Sanders begins his 11th season as an assistant coach at Westminster, working with the cross country team and distance runners on the track team. Sanders is a retired teacher who currently works at Tam O’Shanter Golf Course in Hermitage.

Assistant Coach Track & Field, Cross Country

sanderpg@westminster.edu 724-946-6166

Phil Frye

Assistant Coach Track & Field fryepm@westminster.edu 724-946-6161

Phil Frye begins his seventh season as assistant coach with the Titan track and field program in 2012 as throwing coordinator, working with shot put, discus and javelin. In 2011, he coached Ryan Bell to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA championships in the javelin for the team’s first-ever NCAA AllAmerican finish. He is also in his third year as an assistant football coach at Westminster. Frye, a former Westminster track and field athlete and football player, completed his undergraduate degree in physical education from Youngstown State in 2009. He previously coached football as an assistant at his alma mater, Mineral Ridge (Ohio) High School, from 2005-07.

Dr. Richard H. Dorman 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.

Towering Titans

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.

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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Cross Country

2012 WestminsterCl. Men’s Cross Country Roster Hometown/H.S.

Name Joshua Caldwell Springs Evan Del Bene Colin Feeney Kyle Filicky Jeff Finafrock Ryan Foley Nick Hainsey Tyler Lucas Matt Maxwell Evan Patterson Cody Schreiber Aaron Sutton Taylor Walter Andrew Wasil Anthony Yasko

Sr.

Cambridge Springs, PA / Cambridge

Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Fr.

Bethel Park, PA / Bethel Park Waterford, PA / Fort LeBoeuf Poland, OH / Poland Zullinger, PA / Waynesboro Greenville, PA New Paris, PA / Chestnut Ridge New Castle, PA Sarver, PA / Freeport Solon, OH / Solon Johnsonburg, PA Warren, OH / Howland Bethel Park, PA / Bethel Park Brookfield, OH / Brookfield Pittsburgh, PA

2012 Westminster Women’s Cross Country Roster Name Maggie Backstrom Olivia Bonavita Liz Buechele Alyssa Cauley Samantha DiCaprio Fionnuala Donnelly Erica Eckstrom Nicole Fiorenzo Kristine Haggerty Erica Hillwig Jenny Jones Cecilia Klein Brittany Majors Liv Miller Sara Monts Rachel Shussett Sydney Spain Erin Sullivan Morgan Swartz Kristin Virostek Nicole Wallace Sarah Waszyn Raychel Webster Carrie Whisel Emily Zetzer Sarah Waszyn Raychel Webster Carrie Whisel Emily Zetzer

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Cl. Sr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Jr. So. Jr. So. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. So. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Jr.

Hometown/H.S. Butler, PA / Butler Aliquippa, PA / Hopewell Cranberry Township, PA / NA Pittsburgh, PA / Baldwin Pittsburgh, PA / NA Belfast, Antrim, / NA Jamestown, NY / Southwestern

Erie, PA / Northwest Pennsylvania Academy

Pittsburgh, PA / Thomas Jefferson Chicora, PA / NA Erie, PA / Fort LeBoeuf Grayville, PA / West Greene Wampum, PA / Lincoln Freedom, PA / Freedom Area Duncansville, PA / NA Allentown, PA / Parkland Batavia, IL / Batavia Aurora, OH / Aurora West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex Pittsburgh, PA / Fox Chapel Johnstown, PA / Bishop McCort North Huntingdon, PA / Norwin Purcellville, VA / Home-Schooled Boiling Springs, PA / Boiling Springs Gates Mills, OH / NA North Huntingdon, PA / NA Purcellville, VA / NA Boiling Springs, PA / NA Gates Mills, OH / NA


Returning Letter-Winners Maggie Backstrom

Josh Caldwell

Senior Butler, Pa. Butler H.S. Public Relations • 1-year letterman

Senior Cambridge Springs, Pa. Cambridge Springs H.S. Biology • 4-year letterman

Alyssa Cauley Senior Pittsburgh, Pa. Baldwin H.S.

Early Childhood Education/ Special Education • 2-year letterman

Kyle Filicky

Junior Poland, Ohio Poland Seminary H.S. Enviromental Science • 3-year letterman

Jenny Jones

Junior Kyle Filicky

Sophomore Erie, Pa. Fort LeBoeuf English

• 2-year letterman, 2nd Team All PAC (2011) • PAC academic Honor Roll (2011)

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Returning Letter-Winners Cody Schreiber

Liv Miller

Freshman Johnsonburg, Pa. Exploratory

Senior Freedom, Pa. Freedom, H.S. Biochemistry • 3-year letterman

• 1-year letterman

Sydney Spain

Erin Sullivan

Junior Batavia, Ill. Batavia H.S. Spanish • 1-year letterman

Junior Aurora, Ohio Aurora H.S.

Environmental Science

• 1-year letterman

Morgan Swartz

Aaron Sutton

Senior West Middlesex, Pa. West Middlesex H.S. Mathematics • 3-year letterman

Junior Warren, Ohio Howland H.S. Business Admin. • 3-year letterman • 2nd Team All PAC (2011)

Taylor Walter

Anthony Yasko

Junior Bethel Park, Pa. Bethel Park H.S.

Freshman Pittsburgh, Pa. Biology

Christian Education

• 1-year letterman

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• 1-year letterman


Men’s Track & Field

2012-13 Westminster Men’s Track & Field Roster Hometown / High School

Name Yr. Cody Alward Fr. Toby Bonitz Sr. Andrew Brannen Fr. Rob Brooks Jr. Christian Brown Fr. Nate Bucci Fr. Josh Caldwell Sr. Adam Carswell Sr. Paul Carswell Fr. Sean Christofferson Jr. Terrell Cleckley Fr. Richard Conti Fr. Justin Davis Fr. Evan Del Bene Sr. Jake Dindak Fr. Bob Fazzolare Sr. Kyle Filicky Jr. Nick Fiorentino Fr. Ryan Foley Fr. Jason Frawley Jr. Christian Friday So. Austin Fuller Fr. Kyle Gelesky Sr. Michael Hall Fr. Mark Hockenberry So. Dylan Hogue Fr. Kendall Hunter Jr. Zach Johns Fr. Matt Lucas Sr. Ante Mesin Jr. Rob Moss Fr. Chukwuemeka Okoye Fr. Derrick Orloski Jr. Shane Peterson Jr. John Proano Jr. John Romero So. Mark Saylor Sr. Natty Schramm So. Cody Schreiber Fr. Taran Sifontes-Lavine Fr. Justin Smith So. Johnny Stiglitz So. Aaron Sutton Jr. Anthony Thomas So. Bryan Thompson Jr. Eric Trylko Fr. Taylor Walter Jr. Chris Weeda Jr. Chase Whelan Fr. David Wright Sr. Anthony Yasko Fr.

Pittsburgh, PA / Keystone Oaks New Freedom, PA / Susquehanna Pittsburgh, PA / Peters Township Amityville, NY / Amityville Niles, OH / Niles McKinley (OH) Girard, OH / Girard (OH) Cambridge Springs, PA / Cambridge Springs Painesville, OH / Notre Dame Cathedral Latin Painesville, OH / Notre Dame Cathedral Latin New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington New Castle, PA / New Castle New Castle, PA / NA Sycamore, OH / Mohawk (OH) Bethel Park, PA / Bethel Park Pittsburgh, PA / Baldwin Polk, PA / Franklin Poland, OH / Poland Seminary Franklin, PA / Franklin Greenville, PA / Greenville Franklin, PA / Franklin Bethel Park, PA / Bethel Park Washington, PA / Washington Harmony, PA / Seneca Valley Snellville, GA / South Gwinnett (GA) Hanover, PA / South Western Sharpsville, PA / Sharpsville McKeesport, PA / McKeesport Kittanning, PA / Kittanning Sarver, PA / Freeport Hermitage, PA / NA Transfer, PA / Sharpsville Lawrenceville, GA / Grayson(GA) Butler, PA / Slippery Rock East Palestine, OH / East Palestine Titusville, PA / Titusville Hollywood, FL / Hollywood Hills West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex Cheswick, PA / Pittsburgh Central Catholic Johnsonburg, PA / N/A Pittsburgh, PA / Chartiers Valley Pittsburgh, PA / South Gwinnett Knox, PA / N/A Warren, OH / Howland New Castle, PA / Union Bellbrook, OH / NA McMurray, PA / NA Bethel Park, PA / Bethel Park Wellsville, OH / Southern Local Hermitage, PA / West Middlesex Solon, OH / Solon Pittsburgh, PA / N/A

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Returning Letter-Winners Adam Carswell

Senior Painesville, Ohio Notre Dame Cath. Latin Broadcast Comm.

• 3-year letterman, 2011 team MVP • 2011 PAC: Champion, 4x400 relay, 400 (49.70), 5th in LJ • PAC Academic Honor Roll (2012)

• 2012 PACs: Champion 400m & 4x100, 3rd-200m, runner up 4x400

Jason Frawley

Junior Franklin, Pa. Franklin H.S. Business Admin. • 1-year letterman • 2011 PAC runner-up, shot put (13.06) • 2012 PAC runner-up, shot put, 8th-discus

Kyle Gelesky

Senior Harmony, Pa. Seneca Valley H.S. Biochemistry • 1-year letterman (2010), 3rd year on the team • 5th at 2010 PACs in pole vault (3.8) • 7th at 2012 PACs in pole vault

Going National

The goal for the Westminster track and field teams is to compete on a national level and obtain national-qualifying standards. Since 2006, nine Titan track and field athletes have competed in the NCAA Division III Championships including three with All-America finishes.

Bob Fazzolare

Senior Polk, Pa. Franklin H.S. Soc-Criminal Justice • 1-year letterman • 2010 Team MVP, PAC champion, 4x400 relay, 3rd in 400m • 2012 PACs: 6th-200m, 8th-400m

Christian Friday Sophomore Bethel Park, Pa. Bethel Park Political Science • 1-year letterman • 7th at 2012 PAC’s 400-H, 4th in 110-H.

Kendall Hunter

Junior McKeesport, Pa. McKeesport Broadcast Comm.

• 1-year letterman • Member of the basketball team

Derrick Orloski

Senior Butler, Pa. Slippery Rock H.S. Business Admin. • 2-year letterman • 5th at 2011 PACs in javelin (49.57) • Member of the football team • 3rd at 2012 PACs in javelin

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Returning Letter-Winners John Proano

Mark Saylor

Senior Titusville, Pa. Titusville Political Science

• 2-year letterman, 2nd year on the team • Member of the football team

Senior West Middlesex, Pa. West Middlesex H.S. English • 2-year letterman, 2010 transfer from Duquesne • 2011 PAC champion in pole vault (4.6), 6th- LJ • PAC Academic Honor Roll (2011) • 2012 PAC Chapion PoleVault

Natty Schramm

Johnny Stiglitz

Sophomore Cheswick, Pa.

Sophomore Knox, Pa. Criminal Justice Studies

Pittsburgh Central Catholic

Molecular Biology

• 1-year letterman • PAC Academic Honor Roll (2012) • 2012 PACs: 3rd-Polevault

Aaron Sutton

Junior Warren, Ohio Howland H.S. Business Admin. • 1-year letterman • School indoor record in DMR (11:32.84) • PAC Academic Honor Roll (2011)

Chris Weeda

Senior Wellsville, Ohio Southern Local H.S. Business Admin. • 1-year letterman • 5th at 2011 PACs in discus (33.01) • 6th at 2011 PACs in shot put (12.14)

• 1-year letterman

Anthony Thomas Junior New Castle, Pa. Union H.S. Broadcast Comm.

• 2-Year letterwinner • PAC Runner Up(2011) Triple Jump • PACs 2012: 7th-HighJump, 3rd-LJ, Runner up- TJ • Member of the basketball team

David Wright

Senior Solon, Ohio Solon H.S. Business Admin. • 2-year letterman • 2011 PACs: 6th in triple jump (12.82), 5th in shot put (12.34) • PAC Academic Honor Roll (2010, 2011, 2012) • 2012 PACS: 3rd in shot put westminster.edu/athletics 11


Women’s Track & Field 2012-13 Westminster Women’sHometown Track /&HighField Roster Yr. School

Name Moriah Agnew Maggie Backstrom Kristen Basista Olivia Bonavita Stephanie Burkus Alyssa Cauley Angela Colella Caitlyn Cominsky Jacqueline Decker Jackie Decker Samantha DiCaprio Leah Domhoff Erica Eckstrom Haley Gabor Abby Gardner Kayleigh Gill Kristine Haggerty Jenny Jones Marissa Kalsey Courtney Klein Chelsea Lyngarkos Brittany Majors Ali Martino Carrie Milkowski Olivia Miller Alicia Nuzzo Allison Rice Julie Rice Kate Roth Jessica Schweitzer Hannah Shaffer Erin Sullivan Morgan Swartz Kristina Tissue Marisa Toensing Sarah Waszyn Marissa Weidner Caitlin Yakopin

So. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. So. So. Fr. So. So. So. So. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr.

Bridgeport, OH / Bridgeport Butler, PA / Butler Mineral Ridge, OH / Mineral Ridge Aliquippa, PA / Hopewell Connellsville, PA / N/A Pittsburgh, PA / Baldwin West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex Youngstown, OH / Fitch (OH) Emmaus, PA / NA Emmaus, PA / N/A Pittsburgh, PA / North Gate Butler, PA / N/A Jamestown, NY / Southwestern New Kensington, PA / Ford City Medina, OH / Medina Eldersburg, MD / Liberty (MD) Pittsburgh, PA / Thomas Jefferson Erie, PA / Fort LeBoeuf Waynesburg, PA / Waynesburg York, PA / Red Lion North East, PA / North East Wampum, PA / Ellwood City Brookfield, OH / Brookfield Erie, PA / N/A Freedom, PA / Freedom New Castle, PA / Neshannock Poland, OH / Poland Seminary Poland, OH / Poland Seminary Clarion, PA / Clarion Pittsburgh, PA / NA Apollo, PA / Apollo-Ridge Aurora, OH / Aurora West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex Coraopolis, PA / West Allegheny Newton Falls, OH / Newton Falls North Huntingdon, PA / Norwin Struthers, OH / N/A Washington, PA / Washington

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Returning Letter-Winners Moriah Agnew

Junior Bridgeport, Ohio Bridgeport H.S. Biology • 1-year letter winner • 2012 PACs: 5th-shotput

Olivia Bonavita Junior Aliquippa, Pa. Hopewell H.S. Psychology

• 2-year letter-winner • 8th at 2011 PACs in 400 hurdles (1:11.77)

Erica Eckstrom

Senior Jamestown, N.Y. Southwestern H.S. Sociology • 2-year letter-winner • 6th at 2010 PACs in 400 hurdles (1:11.42) • 8th at 2011 PACs in 100 hurdles 7th in 400h • 2012 PACs 7th-400h,

Jenny Jones Sophomore Erie, Pa. Fort LeBoeuf English • 1-year letterman • 2012 PACs: 6th-5,000m, 6th-10,000m

Kristen Basista

Junior Mineral Ridge, Ohio Mineral Ridge H.S. Neuroscience

• 2-year letter-winner, PAC Academic Honor Roll (2012) • 3rd at 2011 PACs in 100 hurdles, 6th- 400h • 2012 PACs: 5th in 100m, runner-up 400h, champion-4x100, champion- 100h, champion- 4x400

Leah Domhoff Sophomore Butler, Pa. Butler H.S. Biology

• 1-year letter winner • 2012 PACs: 7th-polevault

Haley Gabor

Junior New Kensington, Pa. Ford City H.S. Chemistry

• 2-year letter-winner, 4th at 2011 PACs in pole vault , 4th400m • 2012 PACs: Champion-200m, runner-up polevault, Champio n 400m, Champion- 4x400

Brittany Majors Sophomore Wampum, Pa. Ellwood City Chemistry

• 1-year letter winner • 2012 PACs: 8th- polevault

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Returning Letter-Winners Ali Martino

Liv Miller

Junior Brookfield, Ohio Brookfield Biology

• 2-year letter-winner • 8th at 2011 PACs in 400 hurdles (1:11.77) • 2012 PACs, 6th-HJ, 8th-100h

Senior Freedom, Pa. Freedom, H.S. Biochemistry • 2-year letterman

Allison Rice

Kait Roth

Junior Poland, Ohio Poland Seminary H.S. Chemisty • 2-year letter-winner • 2011 PAC runner-up in discus, 4th-shot put • PAC Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012) • 2012 PACs: 6th-shotput, 4th-discus

Junior Clarion, Pa. Clarion H.S. Media & Comm. Arts

• 2-year letter-winner • 6th at PACs in triple jump (2011)

Hannah Shaffer

Erin Sullivan

Junior Apollo, Pa. Apollo Ridge H.S.

Junior Aurora, OH Aurora H.S. Environmental Science

Early Childhood Education/ Special Education • 1-year letter-winner • 2011 PAC runner-up in discus, 4th- discus • PAC Academic Honor Roll (2011) • 2012 PACs: 5th-javelin

• 1-year letter-winner

Morgan Swartz

Senior West Middlesex, Pa. West Middlesex H.S. Mathematics • 1-year letter-winner

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Junior Kristen Basista


2012 PAC Champs

The Titan men placed first out of nine teams with 180 points, their second-straight conference title.

The Titan women won out of eight teams with 188.50 points for their fourth overall conference title.

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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.

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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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PAC Champions The Westminster track and field teams became eligible for the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) and NCAA Division III Championships in 2003. The following is a list of all-time PAC champions and NCAA qualifiers at Westminster.

PAC Women’s Champions TEAM 100 200 400 800 1,500 5,000 10,000 100 Hurdles 400 Hurdles 4x100 Relay 4x400 Relay Discus Pole Vault Shot Put Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump

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Coached by Tim McNeil 2008, 2009, 2010 Megan Harding 2009 (12.37) 2008 (12.05) Haley Gabor 2012 (26.11) Megan Harding 2009 (25.79) 2008 (25.52) Haley Gabor 2012 (57.96) Rebecca Shiner 2009 (2:18.90) 2008 (2:18.67) 2006 (2:24.04) Katie Spehar 2003 (2:25.64) Rebecca Shiner 2007 (5:08.06) Katie Spehar 2003 (5:03.36) Rachel Hudson 2010 (19:19.29) Rachel Hudson 2010 (40:49.83) Felicie Reid 2004 (49:06) Kristen Basista 2012 (15.52) Katelyn Kushner 2009 (15.58) 2007 (15.55) 2006 (16.66) Abbey Basta 2008 (15.38) Abbey Basta 2010 (1:06.18) Katelyn Kushner 2009 (1:04.96) 2008 (1:04.32) 2007 (1:06.97) 2006 (1:07.74) Alisha Slater, Kristen Basista 2012 (49.45) Hayley Ebersbacher, Mallory Mack Mallory Mack, Alisha Slater, 2010 (49.87) Hayley Ebersbacher, Abbey Basta Jill Diamond, Megan Harding, 2009 (48.33) Mallory Mack, Alisha Slater Abbey Basta, Jill Diamond, 2008 (48.26) Megan Harding, Seun Olarewaju Haley Gabor, Tyler Dever, 2012 (4:09.11) Kristen Basista, Alisha Slater Mallory Mack, Alisha Slater, 2010 (4:04.59) Tyler Dever, Abbey Basta Alicia Crum, Katelyn Kushner, 2008 (4:00.79) Tiffani Miller, Rebecca Shiner Diana Barnes, Briana Palko, 2003 (4:19.38) Katie Spehar, Kacie Zbur Emily Dolsak 2012 (41.71) 2011 (38.87) 2010 (40.57) 2009 (41.45) Merrissa Malcolm 2012 (3.4) 2011 (3.25) 2010 (3.1) Sonya Cole 2006 (12.21) 2004 (11.92) 2003 (11.99) Alisha Slater 2012 (5.27) 2011 (5.25) Jess Cooper 2006 (10.85) Jess Cooper 2008 (1.6) 2005 (1.59) Briana Palko 2003 (1.52)

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PAC Men’s Champions Event TEAM 100 200 400 800 3,000 SC 4x100 Relay 4x400 Relay Discus Shot Put Pole Vault Javelin

Athlete Year (Time or Distance) Coached by Tim McNeil 2011 J.J. Faltot 2012 (11.41) Matt Steve 2003 (10.91) J.J. Faltot 2012 (22.83) Matt Steve 2003 (22.18) Adam Carswell 2012 (48.87) 2011 (49.70) Cory Criss 2006 (2:01.72) Josh Drab 2004 (2:03.08) Dan Beckwith 2003 (2:01.18) Tim Snyder 2004 (10:28) Zac Henry, Forrest Minteer 2012 (42.62) Adam Carswell, J.J. Faltot Zac Henry, Forrest Minteer 2011 (43.31) Shane Peterson, J.J. Faltot Ian Pickens, Caleb Smathers 2010 (3:22.42) Adam Carswell, Bob Fazzolare Adam Hadbavny 2006 (49.09) 2005 (52.58) 2004 (46.22) Adam Hadbavny 2006 (14.93) 2004 (14.49) Mark Saylor 2012 (4.6) 2011 (4.6) Caleb Smathers 2010 (4.25) 2009 (4.18) Ryan Bell 2012 (66.42)

NCAA Div. III Championship Qualifiers Event

Athlete (s) Year Result (Finish) Men’s Outdoor Javelin Ryan Bell* 2012* 63.73 (7th) 2011* 62.8 (4th) Discus Adam Hadbavny 2006 47.55 (13th) Women’s Outdoor High Jump Jess Cooper* 2008 1.67 (3rd) 4x100 Relay Abbey Basta 2008 48.82 (15th) Jill Diamond Megan Harding Seun Olarewaju 100 Megan Harding 2008 12.25 (12th) Women’s Indoor High Jump Jess Cooper 2008 1.61 (9th) 2006 1.60 (13th) Discus Emily Dolsak 2012 43.72 (9th) * All-American


School Records

Men’s Outdoor School Records Event 8K XC 100m 200m 400m 800m 1,500m 3,000m 5,000m 10,000m 110m HH 400m IH 3,000m SC 400m relay 1,600m relay Shot Put Discus Javelin* Pole Vault High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Decathlon

Name Year or Date Record Aaron Sutton......................10/13/12................ 25:20.2 Felton Brown.....................1958........................... 10.4 Felton Brown.....................1958........................... 20.8 Adam Carswell..................4/28/12..................... 48.87 Chuck Flewellen................1987........................ 1:54.2 Ed Shephard......................1977........................ 3:58.1 Aaron Sutton......................4/7/12.................... 9:12.17 Ed Shephard......................1977...................... 15:13.8 Ed Shephard......................1977...................... 30:47.8 Dale Hoffman.....................1977........................... 14.6 Tim McNeil.........................1994........................... 53.8 Jacob Gleason...................2002........................ 9:47.0 Zac Henry..........................4/28/12..................... 42.62 Adam Carswell Forrest Minteer J.J. Faltot J.J. Faltot Bruce Johnston..................1972........................ 3:20.3 Geoff Butia Lyle Johnston John Giesmann Booker Newberry...............1995......................... 15.32 Adam Hadbavny................2006......................... 51.28 Dave Milliron......................1972......................... 69.30 Ryan Bell...........................4/17/12..................... 66.48 Greg Wirth.........................1991........................... 5.03 David Hasson....................1977........................... 1.98 Dale Yogan........................1979 Mike McGrath....................1990 Scott Milk...........................1994 John Sherman...................1997 John Walker.......................1955........................... 7.05 Anthony Thomas...............3/30/12..................... 14.06 David Hasson....................1977............... 6685 points

Men’s Indoor School Records

Event Name Year Record 60m J.J. Faltot...........................2/04/12....................... 7.30 200m Matt Steve.........................2002......................... 23.18 400m Matt Steve.........................2004......................... 52.08 800m Steve Malliard.................................................. 2:01.26 1,000m Kyle Filicky.........................2/18/11................... 2:43.59 1,500m Keith Schrag.................................................... 4:17.78 1,600m Kyle Filicky.........................2/10/12.................. 4:47.73 3,000m Jacob Gleason...................2002...................... 9:04.04 5,000m Jacob Gleason...................2002.................... 15:52.01 55m HH Tim McNeil.............................................................. 7.9 60m HH Christian Friday.................1/27/12....................... 9.19 800m relay Kyle Allen...........................2/18/12.................. 1:35.05 Zac Henry J.J. Faltot Christian Friday 1,600m relay Allison................................1996...................... 3:35.21 Drummond Malliard McNeil DMR Aaron Sutton......................2/04/12................ 11:16.50 Kyle Filicky Justin Jones Morgan Hanes Shot Put Adam Hadbavny................................................. 14.81 Pole Vault Greg Wirth............................................................ 4.88 High Jump S. Waldo............................................................... 1.93 T. Bair J. Sherman Long Jump Aldridge Jones...................................................... 6.37 Triple Jump John Sherman.................................................... 12.99 * 2 records denoted because of “New Model” grip that started in 1986.

Women’s Outdoor School Records

Event 6K XC 5K XC 100m 200m 400m 800m 1,500m 3,000m 3,000m SC 5,000m 10,000m 100m HH 400m IH 400m relay 1,600m relay Shot Put Discus Javelin Pole Vault High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump

Name Year or Date Record Jennifer Krueger................. 10/15/11...............23:11.2 Amy Kepple........................ 1988....................... 19:48 Megan Harding................... 4/26/08................... 12.05 Megan Harding................... 4/12/09................... 25.39 Kristen Van Sickel............... 5/12/07................... 57.54 Rebecca Shiner.................. 4/26/08................ 2:18.67 Katie Spehar....................... 2003...................... 4:58.0 Brittany Kaltenbaugh.......... 4/14/10...............11:30.65 Jennifer Krueger................. 4/14/12...............11:46.99 Jennifer Krueger................. 3/22/11.............. 18:47.22 Jennifer Krueger................. 4/27/12.............. 39:37.01 Kristen Basista.................... 4/7/12..................... 14.81 Katelyn Kushner................. 4/26/08................ 1:04.32 Seun Olarewaju.................. 4/26/08................... 48.26 Abbey Basta Jill Diamond Megan Harding Alicia Crum......................... 4/26/08................ 4:00.79 Rebecca Shiner Katelyn Kushner Tiffani Miller Sonya Cole......................... 2005....................... 12.29 Emily Dolsak....................... 4/7/12..................... 44.38 Bridget McCray................... 4/9/11..................... 38.21 Merrissa Malcolm................ 4/18/09....................... 3.5 Jess Cooper........................ 5/9/08....................... 1.68 Alisha Slater........................ 5/18/12..................... 5.62 Jess Cooper........................ 4/26/08....................11.08

Women’s Indoor School Records Event 55m 60m 200m 400m 800m 1,000m 1,600m 3,000m 5,000m 55HH 60HH 800m Relay 1600m Relay DMR High Jump Long Jump Triple Jump Pole Vault Shot Put

Name Year or Date Record Megan Harding................... 2/21/09..................... 7.45 Mallory Mack....................... 2/10/12..................... 8.16 Megan Harding................... 2/21/09................... 26.54 Kristen Van Sickel............... 2/17/07................ 1:00.06 Tyler Dever......................... 3/5/11.................. 2:23.42 Tiffani Miller......................... 2/17/07................ 3:16.08 Jenny Jones........................ 2/04/12................ 5:40.64 Jenny Jones........................ 1/27/12...............11:09.00 Jennifer Krueger................. 3/5/11................ 19:37.81 Abbey Basta....................... 2/20/10..................... 8.93 Kristen Basista.................... 2/18/12..................... 9.71 Kristen Basista.................... 2/18/12................ 1:48.97 Hayley Ebersbacher Mallory Mack Haley Gabor Abbey Basta....................... 2/17/07................ 4:13.75 Kristen Van Sickel Rebecca Shiner Alicia Crum Tiffani Miller......................... 2/2/07................ 13:44.60 Alicia Crum Kristen Van Sickel Michelle Bistrica Jess Cooper........................ 2/22/08..................... 1.65 Alisha Slater........................ 2/04/12..................... 5.19 Jess Cooper........................ 2005....................... 10.49 Merrissa Malcolm................ 2/7/10....................... 3.35 Allison Rice......................... 2/04/12....................11.55

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Athletics Facilities

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 • Auxiliary Gym • Seating for 2,300 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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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.


Athletics Facilties

The Westminster men’s and women’s track & field programs compete at the newly-renovated Harold Burry Stadium. The stadium has new lighting, pedestrian walkway and entrance plaza, and FieldTurf surface new for 2008-09. The eight-lane, all-weather track surface was installed during the 2002 season thanks to a $500,000 gift from the Hoyt Foundation in New Castle, Pa. The track complex also includes a steeplechase pit, jumping pits, high jump and pole vault areas, and throwing areas for field events. The cross country course loops around the scenic Westminster campus that includes Brittain Lake.

Jerry C. Neff Entranceway

Cross Country Course Starting Line

Joseph B. Fusco Plaza

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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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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

PAC Cross Country 2012 Standings

Men’s Results 1. Saint Vincent - 44 2. Grove City - 58 3. Wash. & Jeff. - 118 4. Thiel - 140 5. Waynesburg - 141 6. Geneva - 159 7. Thomas More - 159 8. Westminster - 180

9. Bethany - 191

Women’s Results 1. Grove City - 35 2. Geneva - 63 3. Waynesburg - 91 4. Westminster - 117 5. Thiel - 130 6. Saint Vincent - 158 7. Wash. & Jeff. - 166 8. Thomas More - 214 9. Bethany - 224

PAC Track & Field 2012 Standings

Men’s Results

Women’s Results

2. Wash. & Jeff. - 129 3. Grove City - 99 4. Waynesburg - 88 5. Bethany - 56 6. Thiel - 54 7. Saint Vincent - 47 8. Thomas More - 45 9. Geneva - 40

2. Waynesburg - 138.5

1. Westminster - 180

1. Westminster - 188.5

3. Wash. & Jeff. - 119 4. Grove City - 103 5. Geneva - 80 6. Thomas More - 58 7. Bethany - 33 8. Thiel - 14

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

• 35 Team Championships • 9 All-Sports Trophies • 6 Team Sportsmanship Awards (since 2008-09) • 20 Player of the Year/ Most Valuable Performer Awards • 37 Coach of Year Awards • 787 PAC Academic Honor Roll Selections (36.9 per semester with 3.6+ GPAs)

On the Web...

Visit pacathletics.org

*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. 24

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Contact the Admissions Office to learn more about one Programs of Study of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges.

• website: www.westminster.edu • e-mail: admis@westminster.edu • phone: 1-800-942-8033

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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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Accounting Biochemistry Biology Broadcast & Digital Communications (Sports Broadcasting) • Business Administration (Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business, Marketing) • Chemistry (Forensic Science) • Christian Education • Communication Studies • Computer Information Systems  • Computer Science • Criminal Justice Studies • Early Childhood Education/ Special Education+ • Economics • English • Environmental Science* • Financial Economics* • Fine Art • French • History   • Human Resources, Psychology* • Intercultural Studies* • International Business* • International Politics* • Latin • Mathematics • Media Art • Molecular Biology • Music   • Music Education • Music Performance • Music, Sacred • Neuroscience* • Philosophy • Physics • Political Science • Psychology • Public Relations • Quantitative Economics* • Religion • Sociology (Social Policy) • Spanish • Theatre * Interdisciplinary Majors + Certification with a major in an academic discipline • Dentistry • Engineering • Environmental Science • Law • Medicine • Ministry • Occupational Therapy • Physical Therapy • Physician Assistant • Veterinary

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2012-13 Westminster College (Pa.) Cross Country and Track & Field Guide