Saturday, October 8, 2011
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - The Westminster College men's soccer team lost its first overtime game of the season as the Titans fell 3-2 in overtime at Geneva Saturday night in Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) action. The Titans are now 3-9 on the season and 1-2 in the PAC, while Geneva ups its record to 9-3-1 overall and 3-0 in the league.
The Titans led 1-0 at halftime after sophomore forward David Osae (Arlington, Texas/Lawrence D. Bell) scored his third goal of the season in the 32nd minute.
After Geneva goals by John Shipley and Jeremy Troutman in the second half, Westminster tied the game in the 67th minute on a goal by senior defender Jake Huey (Butler, Pa./Butler) for his team-leading fifth goal of the season.
Shipley scored his second goal of the game with his game-winning goal in the 93rd minute of overtime.
Geneva outshot Westminster 23-11.
Junior goalkeeper Adam Kephart (Beaver Falls, Pa./Beaver County Christian) made eight saves for the Titans. Geneva goalkeeper Evan Biedenbach posted seven saves.
Westminster hosts Thomas More Wednesday at 1:30 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.