Saturday, October 19, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Titan senior Amanda Turi (Monroeville, PA / Gateway) scored the game-winner in the Westminster College women's soccer team's 1-0 win versus Geneva on Saturday. The Titans improved to 9-5-1 overall and 4-0-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), while the Golden Tornadoes dropped to 4-10 overall and 1-4 in the conference.
Turi scored the lone goal of the game, her team-leading fourth of the season, in the 19th minute after she received a pass in the box from freshman Mariah Treiber (Grove City, PA / Grove City Area).
Titan sophomore goalie Rachael Letscher (Canfield, OH / Cardinal Mooney) advanced to 5-1 on the season, while gathering in a career-high eight saves.
For the game, Geneva held an 11-10 shot advantage with Geneva's Heidi Mann shooting a game-high four shots on goal. Titan senior Kristina Tissue (Coraopolis, PA / West Allegheny) led the Titans with two shots on goal.
Westminster will travel to PAC foe Waynesburg on Wednesday. The starting time is slated for 6 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.