Saturday, October 19, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's soccer team snapped a two-game winning streak as it lost, 1-0, to Geneva at Harold Burry Stadium on Saturday. The Titans dropped to 7-8-1 overall and 2-1-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while the Golden Tornadoes improved to 6-7-2 overall and 1-3 in the conference.
The lone goal of the game came in the 13th minute when Geneva's Sean Bernardi found the back of the net after receiving a cross in the box. Jesse Herman and Alexander Rosenbaum earned the assists.
Titan junior Dan Bishop (Burlington, NJ / Holy Cross) had a chance for the equalizer in the 73rd minute but Geneva made the save.
Geneva outshot Westminster 8-5, while the Titans had a 4-3 shot-advantage in the second half. There was a total of 31 fouls, while Westminster had four corner kicks and Geneva had none.
Titan senior goalie Joe Bonish (Newport News, VA / Woodside) got the loss and went to 3-3-1 on the season. Bonish had two saves in a complete-game effort.
Westminster will travel to Waynesburg on Wednesday with a starting time of 8 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 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.