Tuesday, November 12, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) women's soccer coaches voted three Westminster College women's soccer players to the 2013 All-PAC Soccer Team and an additional Titan received honorable mention recognition.
Freshman defender Sammy Creese (Mount Airy, Md./Glenelg), senior midfielder Jordan Steele (Falconer, N.Y./Falconer Central), and senior forward Amanda Turi (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) earned Second-Team All-PAC honors. Sophomore midfielder Meredith Mishler (Johnstown, Pa./Bishop McCort) was tabbed on the honorable mention team.
Creese ranked fourth on the team with seven points. She earned three goals off 17 shots, one of which was a game-winner. The award was her first all-conference honor of her career.
Steele, a three-year starter, was ranked third on the team with nine points. She also led the Titans in assists with a career-high seven. Steele was awarded second team honors in 2012.
Turi finished first on the team with 14 points, courtesy of six goals and two assists. Her six goals and 25 shots ranked first on the team along with her three game-winners. This was her first all-conference honor of her career.
Mishler, earning her first all-conference honor of her career, started in 19 games for the Titans. Her goal and two points tied her career-high from 2012.
Westminster posted an 11-7-2 overall record and a third-place record of 6-1-2 in the PAC. Westminster's 11 wins were the most since 2009. The Titans' victories over Washington & Jefferson and Grove City during the regular season were the first since 2007.
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.