Sarah Koestner named to the SLIAC Fall All-Academic Team

The Westminster College athletic department had 26 student-athletes named to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Fall All-Academic Team.

Sarah Koestner, a senior women's cross country runner from Lohman, was named to the Academic Team. Koestner previously attended Russellville High School and is now majoring in accounting and business administration at Westminster.

The SLIAC All-Academic Team represents five of Westminster's fall athletic teams: Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Soccer and Volleyball. The requirements for the Academic All-Conference team is: Sophomore, junior or senior in academic standing,

one year at Westminster, a 3.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and a member of the varsity team

Westminster College values the student-athlete experience and the lifelong lessons they learn each day --- some learned inside the classroom, while other skills and lessons are learned on the courts where these student-athletes compete. As President Barney Forsythe says, "Leadership, teamwork, sportsmanship, self-discipline, a commitment to excellence and a will to win, all lead to a life of success after graduation." Every day at Westminster is a day to appreciate, reward and recognize our student-athletes for excelling in the classroom, on the field and within their communities.

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