Tuesday, September 24, 2013
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Sophomore Richard Beaudoin (Adamstown, MD / Tuscarora) scored both of the Titans' points, including the first of his collegiate career and the game-winner with less than a minute remaining in regulation, as the Westminster College men's soccer team won, 2-1, at Medaille on Tuesday. The Titans improved to 5-5 overall, while the Mavericks dropped to 3-5-1 on the season.
Medaille had a 1-0 lead when Cory Carter scored in the 28th minute. The score would remain the same until Beaudoin scored off a corner kick with 76:59 on the clock. Beaudoin was not done as he scored his second goal of the game after a breakaway with 40 seconds left in the game.
Titan junior goalie Michael Girata (Monaca, PA / Central Valley) got the win, while earning a game-high five saves. Girata improved to 4-3 on the season.
For the game, Medaille out-shot Westminster 20-7.
Westminster will host Point Park on Thursday at 5:00 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 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.