Tuesday, October 23, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's soccer team won 1-0 on Senior Day over Thiel College on Tuesday night under the lights of Harold Burry Stadium. The Titans improved to 11-4-2 overall and 5-1-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, while the Tomcats dropped to 4-11-2 overall and 0-6-1 in the conference.
Westminster junior David Osae (Bedford, TX / Lawrence D. Bell) scored his team-leading third game-winner of the season at the 62:59 mark in the second half. Freshman Ethan McCarthy (New Castle, PA / Neshannock) earned the assist.
Titan senior goalie Adam Kephart (Beaver Falls, PA / Beaver County Christian) gathered in two saves, while the Westminster's offense outshot Thiel 14-to-8 and had a corner kick advantage of 7-to-1.
During pregame, Westminster recognized seniors Kephart, Josh Auden (Lake Milton, OH / Jackson Milton), Josh Cantella (Freedom, PA / Freedom), Cody Culp (East Liverpool, OH / East Liverpool), and Zach Meluch (Newton Falls, OH / Southeast).
Westminster will travel to Grove City on Saturday at 12 p.m. for its final regular season match.
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 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.