Wednesday, October 10, 2012
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - The Westminster College women's soccer team battled with no. 24 nationally ranked Thomas More on Wednesday, however lost 1-0 after a Saints goal at the 80th minute in the second half. The Titans dropped to 4-7-3 overall and 0-3-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, while the Saints improved to 13-1 overall and 4-0 in the conference.
Thomas More's Chrissy Sonderman snuck the ball past Westminster's goal keeper at the 80:08 mark for the lone goal of the game. Abby Gindling earned the assist.
Westminster senior goalie Jenn Cantella (Freedom, PA / Freedom) earned a team-high six saves in 90 minutes of play. Junior Amanda Turi (Monroeville, PA / Gateway) earned a shot-on-goal within the first minute of the game for the Titans.
The Titans will host Waynesburg on Saturday at 3 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.