Saturday, October 29, 2011
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - With a spot in next week's Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Tournament on the line, the Westminster College women's soccer team absorbed a 2-0 season-ending loss to visiting Grove City Saturday night at Harold Burry Stadium.
The Titans finish the season with a 7-10-1 record and a 5-4 mark in the PAC, while the Wolverines improve to 10-6-2 overall and 7-2 in the league. A Westminster win would've qualified the Titans for the PAC Tournament as one of the top four teams.
Grove City scored in the sixth minute on a goal by Sam Weber. Arielle Goyzueta scored off Grace Rieman's corner kick in the 88th minute to put the game away.
Grove City outshot the Titans 18-5.
Westminster junior goalkeeper Jenn Cantella (Freedom, Pa./Freedom) made nine saves.
Tiffany Yost posted the shutout for Grove City by making two saves.
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.