Athletics & Recreation

Westminster lacrosse player’s life memorialized with scholarship

The Westminster College men’s lacrosse team established the Matt Hearn Memorial Lacrosse Scholarship last summer to honor the memory and values of Matt Hearn, a Westminster alumnus (‘14) and lacrosse ...Read More

After 12 years, Westminster athletics gets new turf

New artificial turf was installed on Dumke field this summer to improve the health of student athletes and control the temperatures on the field, according to members of Westminster College’s athletic...Read More

Official NCAA Division II membership brings new opportunities for Westminster athletics

Westminster College’s completion of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) membership process will benefit the athletics program and college as a whole according to Shay Wyatt, director ...Read More

Westminster College student reflects on his experience at the Paralympic Games

Top athletes competed in the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea this past March — including at least one student from Westminster College. Andrew Haraghey, a senior public health...Read More

New semester-long class to offer students field experience in outdoor leadership

Starting next fall, the Outdoor Education and Leadership (OEL) Field Semester will give students an opportunity to obtain hands-on experience in the outdoor education profession. The OEL Field Semeste...Read More

Westminster snowboard team finishes season with unusual races

During the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s Collegiate National Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y., Westminster College’s snowboard team raced in five events: Giant slalom, slalom, boardercross, r...Read More

Dry Utah winter impacted Westminster ski team’s training

The lack of snow this winter prevented the Westminster College ski team from preparing for its races, limiting the opportunities they had to run through the gates and the amount of times they could go...Read More

Westminster College athletes go pro despite NCAA Division II standing

NCAA Division I athletic programs have the largest athletic budget and the most enrollment of any university athletic programs, according to a recruiting fact sheet from the organization. However, tha...Read More

Former athletes watched Olympics with nostalgia — but didn’t dream of going back

Heather McPhie Watanabe is used to being awake at odd hours. With a newborn baby, her schedule depends heavily on her daughter’s needs. But over the past few weeks, when she was awake at those odd hou...Read More

Westminster students learn how to scuba dive in a land-locked desert state

With ski resorts and hiking trails less than an hour away from the campus, Westminster College attracts many students interested in outdoor recreation — but one unexpected activity the desert state of...Read More