High Fives: Jan. 13-Jan. 20

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

High Fives are the Top-5 performances by Westminster athletes during the previous week as selected by the Titan Sports Blogger.

#1 - Freshman Ericka Culp (Women's Swimming & Diving) placed second in the 1-meter and 3-meter dive at Carnegie Mellon. Culp scored a career-high 217.40 in the 3-meter and a school-record mark of 238.0 in the 1-meter.

#2 - Junior Gabby Holko (Women's Basketball) scored in double-digits for the eighth-straight game on Saturday, leading Westminster to two PAC wins. Against W&J, Holko led the Titans with 15 points (6-for-8) to go along with seven rebounds. Against Grove City, Holko scored a team-high 16 points (6-for-13), including a game-high three three-pointers.

#3 - Junior Haley Gabor (Women's Track & Field) finished first in the 200 meter dash (28.11) and fourth in the 55 meter dash (7.96) at Baldwin-Wallace. Gabor was also part of the 4x200 relay team that placed second (1:53.94).

#4 - Freshman Matt Baurle (Men's Swimming & Diving) led the men's team with two first-place finishes at Carnegie Mellon. Baurle won the 100 yard breaststroke (58.76) and the 200 yard breaststroke (2:11.32). Baurle was also part of the 200 yard medley relay team that placed second with a time of 1:37.63.

#5 - Senior Doug Smith (Men's Basketball) scored game-highs as the Titans split two games last week. Smith scored 31 points (11-for-18), including a game-high six three-pointers in the Titans' loss against Grove City and 24 points in Westminster's win against Washington & Jefferson, including a 10-for-11 shooting performance at the free throw line. Smith also grabbed nine and eight rebounds, respectively.

Honorable Mention - Freshman Kelsey Reott (Women's Swimming & Diving) led the women's team with three top-3 finishes at Carnegie Mellon. Reott placed first in the 200 yard backstroke (2:11.78), second in the 500 yard freestyle (5:17.57), and third in the 100 backstroke (1:00.67).


Ericka Culp