High Fives: Sept. 2-Sept. 9

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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

#1 - SR Claire Ferrando (Volleyball) was named to the All-Tournament team over the weekend, while setting a career-high mark of 40 digs, and guided Westminster to a runner-up finish at the 15th Annual Marcia French Memorial Invitational. The Titans improved to 7-1 on the season.

#2 - SR Jordan Steele (Women's Soccer) scored her first collegiate goal on Saturday in a double overtime 1-0 Titan victory over Division II Salem International.  After two halves and an overtime, the game came to close when Steele netted the game-winning goal off a free kick on the left side of the box.  The Titans improved to 3-1 overall. 

#3 - SR Caitie Hosler (Women's Tennis) went 2-0 at no. 1 singles and 2-0 at no. 1 doubles last week as the Titans went 2-0 overall.

#4 - SO Austin Ewers (Men's Soccer) led Westminster with two goals on Tuesday in a 4-1 Titan victory over D'Youville.  Ewers scored his first goal of the season at the 6:15 mark of the first half off of a deflection, and netted his second goal at the 60:57 mark of the second half.  The Titans improved to 2-1 overall.

#5 - SR Dak Britt (Football) set a career high on Saturday with 280 passing yards against Hiram.  Britt completed 23-of-39 passes including two touchdowns.  Britt was also the team's leading rusher with 94 yards on 12 carries.

Honorable Mention: JR Ross Montanti (Men's Golf) paced Westminster on Saturday with a second-place finish and a score of 74 (40-34).  The Titans finished fourth at the Grove City Invitational with 328 points.

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.

 

Claire Ferrando