Wednesday, October 24, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - For the third-straight match, the Westminster College women's soccer team won 3-0. This time it was against Waynesburg on Senior Night under the lights of Harold Burry Stadium. The Titans improved to 7-7-5 overall and 2-3-3 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, while the Tomcats dropped to 5-10-1 overall and 2-6 in the league.
Westminster junior Amanda Turi (Monroeville, PA / Gateway) scored the first two goals (10:46, 45:25) of the game for her first multiple-goal game of her career. Turi broke away from the Tomcats defense in her first score and sophomore Kerri Inzinga (Monroeville, PA / Gateway) found Turi with a through ball in her second goal. Turi has a team-high six goals on the year.
Adding insurance was freshman Krista Edwards (Summerville, PA / Springdale) who scored at the 59:53 mark off a deflection.
The Titans outshot the Tomcats 14-to-6 and blanked Thiel in corner kicks (8-to-0).
During pregame, Westminster recognized seniors Jenn Cantella (Freedom, PA / Freedom) and Maura Miglioretti (Monroeville, PA / Gateway). Cantella had two saves in 73:48 minutes of play, while Miglioretti earned two shots.
Westminster will finish its regular season on Saturday as they travel to Grove City at 2:30 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 41 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.