Wednesday, October 10, 2012
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - The Westminster College men's soccer team tied Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Thomas More, 1-1, in double overtime Wednesday night. The Titans moved to 8-3-2 overall and 2-1-1 in the PAC, while the Saints moved to 7-2-4 overall and 2-0-1 in the conference.
Westminster freshman Ethan McCarthy (New Castle, PA / Neshannock) scored the first goal of the game at the 34:12 mark when he broke away from Thomas More's defense. This was McCarthy's fifth goal of the season. The Titans held a 1-0 halftime lead, however the Saints evened the score, 1-1, when Andrew Sullivan converted on a penalty kick in the second half.
For the game, Thomas More held a 20-to-15 shot advantage, while the Titans had a 10-to-6 shots-on-goal edge. Westminster senior Josh Cantella (Freedom, PA / Freedom) recorded a game-high four shots-on-goal, while McCarthy added three.
Titan senior goalie Adam Kephart (Beaver Falls, PA / Beaver County Christian) gathered in five saves in 110 minutes of play.
Westminster will host Waynesburg on Saturday at 1 p.m. in its Senior Day match.
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.