The Thomas More College women’s soccer team defeated Westminster College, 2-1, today (Tuesday, October 24, 2017) in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) match at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
With the win, the Saints improve to 12-4-1 overall and 7-1 in the PAC. With the loss, the Titans fall to 10-7 overall and 5-3 in the PAC.
Thomas More took an early 1-0 lead when sophomore forward Olivia Nienaber (Alexandria, Ky./Bishop Brossart) scored unassisted in the eighth minute. Westminster tied the match at 1-1 in the 36th minute when Alexandria Applin found the back of the net.
The Saints took a 2-1 lead in the 67th minute when senior forward Abby Stadtmiller (Alexandria, Ky./Bishop Brossart) scored the eventual game-winning goal off an assist by first-year forward Ashley Maples (Springboro, Ohio/Archbishop Alter).
Sophomore goalkeeper Maddy Kim (California, Ky./Notre Dame Academy) earned the win as she played all 90 minutes and recorded four saves.
Thomas More out-shot Westminster 20-11, including 6-5 on-goal and had a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.
The Saints close out the regular season on Saturday (October 28) when they travel to Greenville, Pennsylvania to play Thiel College at 11 a.m.
Director of Athletic Communications and Compliance
Thomas More College