BRSN Announces Athlete of the Week: Football Quarterback Dalton Banks

Updated: September 26, 2016

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.

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