Wednesday, November 14, 2012
High Fives are the Top-5 performances by Westminster athletes during the previous week as selected by the Titan Sports Blogger.
#5 - Junior Aaron Sutton (Cross Country)
Sutton led the Titan men's team at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Dickinson College on Saturday. His time for the eight kilometer run was best on the team coming in at 27:29.2 which was good for 94th place.
#4 - Sophomore Jenny Jones (Cross Country)
Jones also participated at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championship Meet leading the Lady Titans with a six kilometer time of 24:54.9. Her time was good enough to land her in 93rd place in the race.
#3 - Junior Erin Erdley (Swimming)
Erdley helped lead the Lady Titans to a dual meet victory against Bethany 130-94. The women's team captain won the 200 yard freestyle event with a time of 2:03.70 as well as being a part of the 200 yard medley relay team who took first with a time of 1:58.63.
#2 - Senior Dan Guttman (Swimming)
Guttman's performance in the 100 yard breaststroke and the 200 yard medley relay helped lead the Titan's men's swim team to a win over conference foe Bethany, 110-56. The team captain helped out by winning both events with times of 1:04.78 and 1:42.09 respectively. Under Guttman's leadership, the Titans ranked nationally 24th by EndlessPools/College Swimming.com, are in no danger of losing their spot.
#1 - Senior Kyle Allen (Football)
Allen left it all on the field in his final career football game. The four year starter at safety and team captain had a memorable day in the Titans 33-14 loss to rival Geneva which included two interceptions, one of which he returned 92 yards for a touchdown.
Honorable Mention: In the final game of his football career, Logan Belinda (Football) picked a good time to record his first career receiving touchdown. Junior QB Dak Britt found the starting Tight End for a 62 yard catch and run that resulted in a game tying touchdown early in the second quarter. Despite his best efforts the Titans would eventually end up with a tough loss, 33-14.
About Westminster College...
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