High Fives: April 14 – April 20

Thursday, April 24, 2014

#1 - Senior Kelsey Squelch (Softball) helped Westminster to a 3-1 record last week as she led the offense with a batting average of .368, to go along with five runs scored, four RBIs, two doubles, and a triple.

#2 - Senior Anthony Thomas (Men's Track & Field) set a new PR placing second in the long jump reaching 6.96 meters at the Slippery Rock Open. Thomas was also part of the 4x100 relay team that placed second with a time of 43.86.

#3 - Titan freshman Nate McMaster (Baseball) (2-2) was solid on the mound in the nightcap as he pitched a complete game in Westminster's 4-2 extra-inning win at Thiel on Saturday. McMaster gave up two runs off eight hits, while walking one batter.

 #4 - Senior Haley Gabor (Women's Track & Field) finished fifth in the 100 with a PR time of 12.44 at the Slippery Rock Open. Gabor was also part of the 4x100 relay team that placed third with a time of 49.56 and placed third in the 200 with a time of 26.25.

#5 - Titan sophomore Troy Abbott (Men's Tennis) won at no. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-2 and also teamed up with junior Mike Matisi for an 8-4 win at no. 1 doubles in the Titans' 5-4 loss to Washington & Jefferson.

Honorable Mention:
-Junior Duncan Watt (Baseball) helped Westminster win 4-3 at home versus Thiel on Friday with a walk-off single, scoring classmate Jake Haubrich in the bottom of the ninth with two outs.
-Sophomore Amber Forrest (Softball): In the Titans' 1-0 win in game two versus Grove City, Forrest (7-4) pitched a gem as she only gave up four hits in the complete-game-shutout win. Forrest struck out four batters and walked none.
-Titan junior Ross Montanti (Men's Golf) led Westminster as he tied for 10th with a 79 (42-37) at the Saint Vincent Invitational.
-Junior Morgan Pierce (Women's Golf) led Westminster with a 100 (53-47) for a tie for 14th-place at the Grove City Invitational.

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.

 

Kelsey Squelch