Sunday, September 23, 2012
BEREA, Ohio - The Westminster College men's soccer team tied the no. 21 nationally ranked Baldwin-Wallace, 1-1 in double overtime, on Saturday in a non-conference match. Both teams moved to 5-2-1 on the year.
In the first half, neither team could find the back of the net. In the second half, BW finally broke through at the 55:08 mark when senior Pat Brennan scored. Westminster came back to tie the match at the 67:37 mark when freshman forward Stephen McDaniel (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington Area) scored his third goal of the season. Freshman forward Marcus Gurgiolo (Edinburg, PA / Mohawk Area) earned his team-leading third assist of the year on the play.
Westminster senior netminder Adam Kephart (Beaver Falls, PA / Beaver County Christian) faced 24 BW shots, including nine on-goal, allowed one goal and made eight saves in 110 minutes.
The Titans will host SUNY-Fredonia on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. 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.