Monmouth, Ill. – The Westminster men's soccer team was defeated by Monmouth College 4-0 on Saturday. The Blue Jays now have a record of 0-4 on the season.
Monmouth started the game strong, scoring a goal off a header following a corner kick less than two minutes into the match to go ahead 1-0. The Fighting Scots scored again in the 12th minute to take a 2-0 lead. Monmouth extended their lead in the final minutes of the first half to go ahead 3-0. The Blue Jays were outshot 9-3 in the first half.
In the opening minutes of the second half Monmouth added another goal to take a 4-0 lead. Senior Connor Bandre' (Ashland, Mo. / Southern Boone) played all 90 minutes in goal and made six saves. Five of those saves came in the second half.
The Blue Jays return home to play Nebraska Wesleyan at 5 p.m. on Sunday.