BRSN Announces Athlete of the Week: Football Quarterback Dalton Banks
The BRSN team selects one Cornell athlete each week whose performance stood out among their peers both within the Cornell athletic community and the Ivy League.
RELEASE: ITHACA, NY — Cornell football sophomore quarterback Dalton Banks has been named the BRSN Athlete of the Week. Leading the Big Red to a 27-13 Homecoming victory over Yale on Saturday, Banks completed 23-of-32 passes for 306 yards and two touchdowns, while gaining an additional 51 on the ground. He spread the ball around and jumpstarted the offense, tossing to 12 different receivers with no player hauling in more than four catches. Banks has now accounted for five total touchdowns and thrown for 466 yards with a 71.4% completion rate and no turnovers through just two games.