Thursday, September 20, 2012
High Fives are the Top 5 performances by Westminster athletes during the previous week as selected by the Titan Sports Blogger.
#5 - Josh Cantella, Men's Soccer - Cantella was part of Westminster's first three goals on Tuesday, guiding the Titans to a 4-1 win over Franciscan. He had two goals and an assist.
#4 - Amanda Turi, Women's Soccer - Turi led the Titans in a comeback 3-2 overtime win on Tuesday. Down 2-1, with two minutes left in regulation, Turi tied the game 2-2 as she broke away from the Barons' defense and scored her third goal of the season. Turi was also part of the game-winning goal in overtime as she made a perfect pass to freshman Krista Edwards.
#3 - Aaron Sutton, Men's Cross Country - Sutton was first to finish for Westminster with a 6th-place finish out of 139 runners with a time of 26:42 at the Penn State-Behrend Invite.
#2 - Katie Palkovic, Volleyball - Led the Titans with a total of a team-high 70 assists in Westminster's two PAC wins on Saturday.
#1 - Dak Britt, Football - Britt was 12-of-18 passing for 211 yards and two touchdowns in the Titans' 27-23 loss to the No. 21 Thomas More. Britt also had a game-high 124 rushing yards off 18 carries for an average of 6.9 yards a carry, breaking the school record for most rushing yards in a game by a quarterback.
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