High Fives: April 9-16

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

High Fives are the Top 5 performances by Westminster athletes in a single game or event during the previous week as selected by the Titan Sports Blogger.

#5 Senior Pam Bonneau (McMurray, PA / Peters Township), Women's Golf: Bonneau led the Titans and placed first at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational with a score of 90 (41-49), five stroke ahead of the second place finisher.

#4 Freshman Carly Wallock (DuBois, PA/ DuBois), Softball: After a stellar week at the plate, Wallock earned PAC Softball Hitter of the Week honors. Wallock led the Titans with a .750 batting average (6-8), while recording a 1.375 slugging percentage after hitting her first career triple and home run.

#3 Senior Steve Perrotta (New Castle, PA / New Castle), Baseball: In a three game series against defending PAC champion Thomas More, Perrotta batted .700 (7-10) with three doubles, six runs, two RBI, and a stolen base. Perrotta earned PAC Hitter of the Week honors for his performance.

#2 Senior Justin Prejsnar (New Castle, PA / New Castle), Baseball: Prejsnar earned his fifth win and remained undefeated on the season after a complete game win against Thomas More. Prejsnar received PAC Pitcher of the Week honors after surrendering one unearned run on four hits and three strikeouts.

#1 Senior Ryan Bell (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington), Men's Track & Field: Bell earned PAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week after placing first in the javelin at the Westminster Invitational. Bell's throw reached 63.93 meters, which was six meters farther than the second place finisher.

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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, 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 376 Colleges" 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. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.


Ryan Bell