Saturday, September 29, 2012LA TROBE, Pa. - The Westminster College women's soccer team lost in a hard fought match to Saint Vincent, 1-0, in both team's Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) opener on Saturday. The Titans dropped to 4-5-2 overall and 0-1 in the PAC, while the Bearcats improved to 8-1 overall and 1-0 in conference play.
The lone goal came at the 69:35 mark in the second half when Saint Vincent's Monika Derboghossian scored her second goal of the season. Abbey Neish and Jennifer Kisner each earned an assist on the play.
For the game, Saint Vincent out-shot the Titans 16-8. Westminster earned five shots on goal.
Westminster senior goalie Jenn Cantella (Freedom, PA/Freedom) earned a game-high nine saves in 90 minutes of play.
The Titans will host Washington & Jefferson on Tuesday at 4 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 42 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.