Saturday, September 17, 2011
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College women's soccer team was shutout for the for fourth straight time to start the season, including its second straight 1-0 decision, as visiting Penn State Behrend defeated Westminster, 1-0, Saturday afternoon at Harold Burry Stadium. The Titans are now 0-3-1 on the season and Behrend is now 4-3.
Valerie Wagner scored the game-winner for Behrend by beating Westminster junior goalkeeper Jenn Cantella (Freedom, Pa./Freedom) in the 54th minute on an assist from Sam Vasy.
Heather Klimuszka and Robin Siegenthaler combined for the shutout for the Lions by making four and five saves, respectively.
Cantella made seven saves for Westminster.
Westminster outshot Behrend 10-7.
The Titans travel to SUNY-Geneseo Sunday at 1 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, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, 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.