Men’s Soccer Hosts Florida Memorial on Wednesday

Men’s Soccer Hosts Florida Memorial on Wednesday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales men's soccer team (6-3-0, 3-1-0 TSC) hosts the Florida Memorial Lions (1-5-0, 1-2-0 TSC) on Wednesday, October 3. Game time from the Miami Shores Recreation Center is set for 12:00 p.m.


Johnson & Wales (6-3-0, 3-1-0 TSC) vs. Florida Memorial (1-5-0, 1-2-0 TSC)

Date:
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Kickoff Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Miami Shores, Fla.
Venue: Miami Shores Village (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138)
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Admission: Free



The Wildcats enter Wednesday's match looking to get back in the win column after a 4-1 loss at No.24 Southeastern last Saturday. JWU is averaging 3.63 goals-per-game (No. 16 in the nation) on 18.38 shots-per-game (No. 23 in the nation). The Wildcats are currently third in the Sun Conference standings and will look to claim their fourth conference win on Wednesday.

A pair of seniors lead the Wildcats in scoring as Valentin Salinas and Patricio Rolon enter this week's action with 13 points apiece. Salinas comes into the Florida Memorial match with five goals and three assists. The native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, leads the team in game-winning goals with two. Rolon has recorded four goals and a team-best five assists this season. The product of Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently ranks No. 35 in the nation in assists-per-game, averaging 0.63 per contest. Freshman Fernando Arzeno enters Wednesday tied for the team lead in goals (5 along with Salinas). The first-year Wildcat has scored a goal in three straight games.

Series History: Wednesday will be the 10th meeting all-time between JWU and Florida Memorial with the Lions holding a 7-2-0 edge in the series history. The last meeting between the two teams resulted in a 7-0 win for the Wildcats on October 4, 2017, in Miramar, Florida.

A Look at Florida Memorial: Lions come into Wednesday's having won just one game this season. Florida Memorial is averaging 0.33 goals-per-game on a total of 56 shots this season. FMU's opposition has outscored the Lions 19-2 this season.

The Matchup

  JWU FMU
Current Record 6 - 3 - 0 1 - 5 - 0
Scoring 29 2
Shot Statistics    
Goals-Shot Attempts 29 - 147 2 - 56
Shot Pct 0.197 0.036
Shots On Goal-Attempts 70 - 147 27 - 56
Sog Pct 0.476 0.482
Goals/Game 3.630 0.330
Assists 22 1
Goalie Stats    
Saves 28 27
Goals Against 15 19
Save Pct 0.651 0.587
Saves Per Game 3.500 4.500