Monday, September 2, 2013DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Westminster College women's soccer team lost, 2-0, to Defiance on the final day of the Purple and Gold Classic hosted by Defiance College on Sunday. The Titans dropped to 1-1 overall on year, while the Yellow Jackets improved to 1-0.
The Yellow Jackets' two early goals at the marks of 18:31 and 19:34 proved to be all Defiance needed.
Titan freshman Mariah Treiber (Grove City, PA / Grove City Area) had a game-high three shots on goal.
Westminster sophomore goalie Maddy Frech (Leechburg, PA / Kiski Area) had two saves in the loss.
The Titans are back in action next Saturday when they travel to Salem International for a 4 p.m. match-up.
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.