Wednesday, October 9, 2013NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College men's soccer team tied with Bethany, 1-1, in double overtime on Wednesday. The Titans went to 6-7-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the Presidents' Athletic Conference, while the Bison moved to 4-8-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the conference.
After a scoreless game at halftime, Titan sophomore Austin Ewers (New Wilmington, PA / Wilmington Area) gave Westminster a 1-0 lead after he scored in the 52nd minute off a penalty kick for his fourth goal of the season.
Bethany responded six minutes later after Lamine Balde found the back of the net.
Both teams had 12 shots on the night, while Titan sophomore Marcus Gurgiolo (Edinburg, PA / Mohawk Area) had a team-high four shots with two on goal.
Westminster senior goalie Joe Bonish (Newport News, VA / Woodside) collected five saves in a complete-game effort.
The Titans will host Saint Vincent on Saturday at 8 p.m. during homecoming weekend.
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.