High Fives: April 22-April 28

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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

#1 - Nick Grow (Baseball) - The senior pitcher set two Westminster baseball records this past week.  Grow closed out the final 1.2 innings in a 11-9 win vs. Thiel to earn his sixth save of the season, setting a single-season record previously held by Ethan Yeager. In the following game against Geneva, Grow pitched the final inning in a 4-1 win to earn his 10th career save, which puts him as Westminster's all-time leader in saves.

#2 - Anthony Thomas (Track and Field) - Thomas was named the Men's Field Co-MVP as he was crowned champion in the triple jump, for the first time in his career, with a leap of 13.97 meters and placed second in the long jump with a 6.78 meter mark. Thomas was also part of the 4x100 meter relay team that placed first with a school-record time of 42.45, breaking their time of 42.62 they set in last year's PACs.  The men's team was crowned PAC Champs for the third consecutive year.

#3 - Chelsea Brown (Softball) - Brown led the softball team on the mound as they clinched the regular season PAC Title, and earned the right to host the PAC Softball Championships.  Against Saint Vincent, Brown earned the win on the mound, her 10th, going a complete game with eight strikeouts and just one earned run.  Against Bethany over the weekend, Brown pitched a complete-game shutout to earn her 11th win of the season.

#4 - Haley Gabor (Track and Field) - Gabor was a part of the 4x400 meter relay that defended their PAC title from last year.  Gabor also placed second in the 400 meter dash (58.10), tied for third in the pole vault (3.10m), and was part of the 4x100 meter relay team that placed third (49.49).

#5 (tie) - Mark Saylor (Track and Field) - Saylor won the pole vault with a 4.65m mark for the third straight year as the Titans took home the Track and Field PAC Championship this past weekend.

#5 (tie) - Adam Carswell (Track and Field) - Carswell was a member of the 4x100 meter relay team that placed first at PACs with a school record time of 42.45.  Carswell also won the 400 meter dash for the third-time as he placed first with a time of 49.07, as the Titans took the PAC Championship home for the third straight year.

 

Nick Grow