High Fives: Aug. 27 – Sept. 1

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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

#5 - Junior Aaron Sutton, Men's Cross Country - Sutton paced Westminster for a third-place finish on Saturday. Individually, Sutton finished second out of 56 runners with a time of 26:41 (just under a minute from the winner).

#4 - Sophomore Jenny Jones, Women's Cross Country - Jones placed fifth out of 75 runners with a time of 28:20.3. Jones guided the team to a third-place overall finish out of nine teams.

#3 - Junior Dak Britt, Football - Britt finished the game with 154 yards (14-for-25), two touchdowns, and an interception in his first game as the Titan quarterback and guided Westminster to a 28-0 victory over Hiram on Saturday. The Tiffin transfer also had a game-high 52 yards on the ground off eight carries.

#2 - Junior Tyler Banks, Football - Banks scored a career-high two touchdowns, all in the first quarter, as the Westminster football team opened the season with a 28-0 nonconference win over visiting Hiram Saturday night. Banks, who rushed 19 times for 50 yards, scored on a pair of 2-yard touchdown runs.

#1 - Freshman Krista Edwards, Women's Soccer - Edwards had an impressive game in her first collegiate game on Saturday as she had six shots (four on goal) and a game-high two goals which guided the Titans to a 4-0 shutout over Division II Salem International.

The Titan Sports Blog is the official weblog of Westminster College varsity athletics that provides fans with additional news, features and commentary. Please send news tips to sportsinfo@westminster.edu.

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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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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 42 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.

The Titan Sports Blog is the official weblog of Westminster College varsity athletics that provides fans with additional news, features and commentary. Please send news tips to sportsinfo@westminster.edu.