Football: Westminster SAAC Honors Banks as Titan Athlete of the Week

Thursday, September 27, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected football junior Tyler Banks (Meadville, PA / Meadville) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of September 24.

Banks had a career-day during the Titans' 17-6 win over Saint Vincent on Saturday. Banks led all players with a career-high 144 rushing yards (5.5 avg.) and a score, while eclipsing the century mark for the first time in his career. 

The Titans (2-1) will host Grove City (2-2) in a PAC showdown on Saturday at 1 p.m in Westminster's Homecoming game.

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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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.

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