Thursday, October 24, 2013
WAYNESBURG, Pa. - The Westminster College women's soccer team tied Waynesburg, 1-1 in double overtime, in Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) action on Wednesday. The Titans moved to 9-5-2 overall and 4-0-2 in the PAC, while the Yellow Jackets went to 6-7-1 overall and 3-2-1 in the conference.
Waynesburg out-shot Westminster 25-9, however Titan sophomore Rachael Letscher (Canfield, OH / Cardinal Mooney) kept Westminster in the game as she had a career-night with a game- and career-high 11 saves in a complete-game effort.
Karleigh Murphey put Waynesburg in front, 1-0, with 10 seconds remaining in the first half after she scored from a loose ball in the box.
PAC Defensive Player of the Week Titan freshman Sammy Creese (Mount Airy, MD / Glenelg) scored the equalizer in the 66th minute, her third goal of the season, when she headed the goal off a corner kick from senior Jordan Steele (Falconer, NY / Falconer Central).
The Titans will host Grove City on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. for their Senior Day.
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.