Thursday, September 1, 2011
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - In both teams' first game of the 2011 season, the Westminster College women's soccer team lost at home to Case Western Reserve, 2-0, Thursday in nonconference action.
Case scored two early first-half goals and outshot the Titans 21-4 en route to the win. Rachel Bourque scored the game-winner on an assist from Kendra Simmons in the fifth minute. Simmons netted an insurance goal for the Spartans in the 25th minute.
Junior goalkeeper Jenn Cantella (Freedom, Pa./Freedom) made 11 saves for the Titans. Her counterpart, Anna Kennedy, made three saves to post the shutout for Case.
Westminster hosts Mount Union Wednesday at 5 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, a national leader in graduation rate performance, and a "Great School, Great Price," according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 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.