Tuesday, November 5, 2013
GROVE CITY, Pa. - The no. 3-seeded Westminster College women's soccer team lost, 1-0, at the no. 2-seeded Grove City at the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Championship Tournament Semifinals on Tuesday. The Titans finished their season with an overall record of 11-7-2, while the Wolverines improved to 11-8-1 and advance to the PAC Finals. Westminster captured a berth to the championship tournament for the first time since 2010.
Titan sophomore goalie Maddy Frech (Leechburg, PA / Kiski Area) earned a career-high 12 saves on the day. Frech finished the season with a 6-5-1 record after a complete-match effort.
The lone goal of the game came in the second half when Grove City's Sarah Flenniken headed a free kick pass from Sarah Cessar at the 59:50 mark.
For the game, Grove City outshot Westminster 23-5. Titan sophomores Raechel Pusateri (Volant, PA / Wilmington) and Rebecca Bradnam (Irwin, PA / Hempfield) each registered a shot on goal.
Westminster's 11 wins are the most since 2009. The Titans' victories over Washington & Jefferson and Grove City during the regular season were the first since 2007.
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.