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Westminster Griffins Excel at Athletics AND Academics

Salt Lake City, UT (June 23, 2004) -- Westminster College announced today that their student-athletes continue to make the grade, both on the field and in the classroom. During the last spring semester, the grade point averages for all of their athletic teams remained high.

GPA for athletic teams at Westminster College:

Men's Basketball 3.68

Women's Basketball 3.59

Golf 3.45

Cross-Country 3.41

Men's Soccer 3.37

Women's Volleyball 3.32

Overall combined GPA of athletics: 3.47

Westminster College Athletic Director Tommy Conner remarked, "I am very proud that Westminster's student-athletes continued excellence in the classroom. These results are reflective of the commitment that our student-athletes have towards their education."

Founded in 1875, Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, is the only private, independent college in the state, and deeply dedicated to student learning. We prepare students to lead lives of learning, accomplishment and service, and help them develop skills and attributes critical for success in a rapidly changing world. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Westminster in the top tier of regional colleges and universities in the West, and as an excellent educational value. For more information, visit

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