Four-Goal Second Half Hands Wildcats 6-3 Loss

Four-Goal Second Half Hands Wildcats 6-3 Loss

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HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 6, 2018)
– Despite holding a 3-2 halftime lead, the Johnson & Wales women's soccer team (7-4-0, 4-2-0 TSC) fell to SCAD Savannah (5-6-0, 2-2-0 TSC), 6-4, after four unanswered goals by the Bees in the second half.

A pair of goals by sophomore Savannah Jackson gave JWU a 2-0 lead after 17 minutes of action. The scores were 18th and 19th of the season for the Davenport, Florida, native and broke the single-season record for goals at JWU (which was set by Jackson last year). Freshman Brianna Pineiro set up the score for the first point of her JWU career. 
 
The Bees tied the match with goals in the 38th and 42nd minute. However, senior Carissa Sanchez netted her third goal of the season in the 44th minute to give the Wildcats a 3-2 edge heading into halftime. Pineiro and senior Audrey Gant were awarded assists on the score. For Pineiro it was her second of the match and for Gant is was her fourth point in the last two matches.
 
The Wildcats held the lead until the 60th minute as SCAD's Annie Sullivan scored the first of her three second-half goals. The Bees took their first lead of the match in the 67th minute and added insurance goals in the 77th and 85th minute.

For the match, the Wildcats were outshot 29-13 in the match, including a 17-6 advantage in shots on goal.

JWU will host Keiser University on Wednesday, October 10. Game time is set for 12:00 p.m.