Football: Titans Name Captains and Announce Preseason Awards

Thursday, September 5, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College football team named its 2013 team captains and also announced its preseason awards.

The Titans named seniors QB Dak Britt (Battle Creek, MI / Battle Creek), DE Sean Christofferson (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington), WR Collin Wallace (Mechanicsburg, PA / Cumberland Valley), and TE David Wright (Solon, OH / Solon) as their team captains for the upcoming season.

Christofferson was also the recipient of the Harold Burry award which is given at the conclusion of training camp each year and is voted on by team members to recognize the senior football player who best represents the "Titan Tradition" exemplified by former Titan football coach and College Football Hall of Fame enshrinee Dr. Harold Burry.

Finally, Titan football has newly developed the Westminster College Football Leadership Council (WCFBLC) which consists of elected members of the Titan football team who meet weekly and established the TEAM mission and mentality for the season. Members include Britt, OL Dan Graham (Beaver Falls, PA / Blackhawk), WR Kory Gribbin (Gibsonia, PA / North Catholic), Wallace, Wright, LB Nate Moot (Johnstown, PA / Bishop McCort), DL Chuck Sayre (Warren, OH / Howland), DB Jared Heck (Pittsburgh, PA / North Hills), OL Dylan Hogue (Sharpsville, PA / Sharpsville), LB Justin Shaw (Monaca, PA / Central Valley), LB Bill Shrock (Mars, PA / Mars), and DB Jarrett Koper (Fairview, PA / Mcdowell).

Westminster opens its season on Saturday when it travel to Hiram for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

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 378 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 41 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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