High Fives: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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

#5 - Junior Katie Palkovic (Volleyball) dished-out a team-high 43 assists, along with 13 digs and five kills and guided Westminster to a 3-1 win at Geneva in the first round of the PAC Tournament. The win ended the Titans' nine-match losing streak to the Golden Tornadoes and marked their first win against Geneva since 2008.

#4- Titan junior Sean Christofferson (Football) had a career- and game-high of 13 tackles (eight solo, five assist), including a career- and game-high four tackles for a loss against Thiel. This was the first time Christofferson registered double-digit tackles in a game in his career.

#3- Junior Amanda Marlow (Women's Swimming) paced the Titans with wins in the 200 yard FLY (2:14.90) and 400 yard IM (4:48.32) as Westminster won 153.5 to 146.5 at Allegheny.

#2 - Titan freshman Ericka Culp (Women's Diving) swept the diving events with scores of 222.97 in the 1-meter and a school-record score of 205.50 in the 3-meters in Saturday's 153.5-146.5 Titan victory over Allegheny. The previous  3-meter school record of 199.70 was set by Marcie Lushen in 1993. 

#1 - Jake Pletz (Men's Swimming) was part of three first-place finishes guiding Westminster to a 144-to-136 win at Allegheny. Pletz was part of the 400 yard freestyle relay team that secured a Titan win as they placed first in the last event. Pletz also won in the 200 yard freestyle (1:47.17) and 200 yard backstroke (1:59.07).

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