Thursday, September 6, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College women's soccer team dropped 5-0 to the visiting Pitt-Johnstown Thursday night. The Titans moved to 1-2 on the year, while the Mountain Cats improved to 3-1.
Pitt-Johnstown's Janna Stoup scored two goals in the first half to give the Mountain Cats a 2-0 halftime lead following a 45 minute-stoppage due to lightning.
The Mountain Cats added three more goals in the last 26 minutes of the game. For the game, Pitt-Johnstown held a 12-8 shot advantage.
Westminster senior goalie Jenn Cantella (Freedom, PA/Freedom) grabbed in a team-high four saves.
The Titans look to get back in the win column when they travel to Marietta, Ohio for a two-day tournament starting this Friday.
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, 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.