Wednesday, September 4, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's soccer team won, 4-1, over D'Youville in its home opener on Tuesday. The Titans improved to 2-1 overall, while the Spartans dropped to 0-3. Sophomore Austin Ewers (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington Area) led Westminster with two goals, including his first of the season.
Ewers scored Westminster's first goal at the 6:15 mark of the first half when he scored off a deflection and netted his second goal at the 60:57 mark of the second half.
Also scoring for Westminster were sophomore Ethan McCarthy (New Castle, PA / Neshannock) and junior Anthony Humes (Darlington, England, / Hummersknott Academy). Humes's goal came off a penalty kick for his first goal on the year.
For the game, the Titans out-shot the Spartans 21-2.
Titan junior goalie Michael Girata (Monaca, PA / Central Valley) earned the win in 45 minutes of work.
Westminster will look to make it two-straight wins on Saturday when they travel to Salem International for a 6 p.m. match-up.
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 378 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.