Friday, October 19, 2012
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Westminster freshman Rebecca Bradnam's (Irwin, PA / Hempfield) first collegiate goal of her career guided the Titan women's soccer team to a 3-0 win at Chatham Friday night. Westminster improved to 5-7-5 overall and 1-3-3 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while Chatham dropped to 2-9 overall and 0-7 in the conference.
Westminster's goals ended its four-game scoring drought. Adding insurance for Westminster were senior Maura Miglioretti (Monroeville, PA / Gateway) and sophomore Rachael Boyes (Smithville, OH / Smithville) who scored within 27 seconds of each other late in the second half (36:20 and 36:47). Boyes's goal was the first of her collegiate career. Junior Amanda Turi (Monroeville, PA / Gateway) earned the assist on both goals.
Westminster senior goalie Jenn Cantella (Freedom, PA / Freedom) earned four saves in 45 minutes of play.
Westminster outshot Chatham 25-9 and had a 6-1 advantage in corner kicks.
The Titans will travel to Point Park Monday at 6:30 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.