Geneva’s lone goal not enough against W&J

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Beaver Falls, PA - Geneva′s lone goal was not enough to defeat the Washington and Jefferson (W&J) Presidents in today′s women′s soccer game. Geneva hosted W&J for their third Presidents′ Athletic Conference (PAC) game this season. Even though the Golden Tornadoes were the first to score, W&J defeated Geneva 2-1. The loss gives Geneva an overall record of 4-8, 1-2 in the PAC.

The first half remained scoreless after the President′s took ten shots and the GT′s took five. Sixty-three minutes into the game, Geneva was awarded a free kick at the top of the W&J arch. Heidi Mann placed the free kick in the top right corner of the net for her fourth goal of the season. A couple minutes later, W&J earned a free kick just outside the Geneva box. Washington and Jefferson, Jess Skovira connected with Holly Shipley for a 1-1 tie game. W&J claimed the win with their second goal in the 81st minute off a Shipley cross, Dani Span finish.

Geneva will travel to Grove City on Tuesday to face the Wolverines at 7 p.m.

Geneva College invites students to accept the challenge of an academically excellent, Christ-centered education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate majors, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and campus-based options, and seven graduate degrees, Geneva has programs that place students at the forefront of higher learning. Adhering to the inerrancy of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God′s word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today′s world.