ST. LOUIS — The Westminster Blue Jays had their season come to an end Saturday night with a 2-1 loss to the top-seeded Webster Gorloks in the championship game of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament at World Wide Technology Soccer Park.
The loss ends Westminster's season with an 8-5-1 record.
After the game, Westminster senior defender Sam Heckart, senior forward Patrick Wisnewski and senior defender Luciano Zarinelli were named to the SLIAC all-tournament team.
Webster (12-1-1) scored both goals in the first half. Mark Moore scored his seventh goal of the season from 25 yards out in the 25th minute, then Aamahn Murvin added the Gorloks' second goal in the 29th minute. Tanner Haugen and Moore recorded assists on the two goals.
Westminster answered in the early going of the second half, as Wisnewski hit a one-timer into the back right corner on an assist from Barrett Smith in the 49th minute, closing the Webster lead to 2-1.
The Blue Jays outshot the Gorloks 22-17 in the game, including 13-11 in the second half, but were unable to score the equalizer.
Wisnewski and Aaron Guilliams each had four shots for Westminster, while Joe Wilder finished with three shots. Wilder and Guilliams each had two of the Blue Jays' nine shots on goal.
Chase Vogt posted four saves in goal for Westminster.
Earlier in the week, Westminster had four players recognized on the SLIAC all-conference team.
Heckart was named all-SLIAC first team for the Blue Jays, helping the team to six shutouts this season, including a pair of 1-0 wins to open the SLIAC Tournament.
Sophomore midfielder Freddy Nene was selected to the all-SLIAC second team. He tied for a team-high with four assists this season.
Senior forward Philip Udinyiwe and senior midfielder Jordan Kahrhoff were both picked for the all-SLIAC third team for Westminster. Udinyiwe had one goal and two assists, while Kahrhoff had one goal and one assist.