Men’s Soccer Travels to West Palm Beach for Key Sun Conference Match

Men’s Soccer Travels to West Palm Beach for Key Sun Conference Match

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 12, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's soccer team (7-3-0, 4-1-0 TSC) travel to West Palm Beach, Florida, to take on the Keiser Seahawks (7-3-1, 3-2-0 TSC) in a key Sun Conference match on Saturday, October 13. Kickoff from Arrigo - Vecellio Field is set for 10:00 a.m.

Johnson & Wales (Fla.) (7-3-0, 4-1-0 TSC) at (rv) Keiser (7-3-1, 3-2-0 TSC)

Date:
Saturday, Oct. 13
Kickoff Time: 10:00 am
Location: West Palm Beach, Fla.
Venue: Arrigo - Vecellio Field (2600 N Military Trl, West Palm Beach, FL 33409)
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The Wildcats return to action after a 10-day layoff. JWU comes into Saturday's match averaging 3.78 goals-per-game (No. 2 in the conference and No. 12 in the nation) on 162 total shots (18.00 shots-per-game – No. 2 in the conference and No. 25 in the nation).

JWU is led offensively by senior Valentin Salinas, who comes into this weekend's action with 16 points (6g, 4a). His 16 points, six goals, and four assists are all single-season highs for the native of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Salinas has notched six points (2g, 2a) in the team's last three games. Freshman Fernando Arzeno leads the Wildcats in goals scored with seven (the most by a Wildcat since the 2014 season). The native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has recorded 15 points in 2018 (7g, 1a), including a school-record four penalty-kick goals. Senior Patricio Rolon paces the squad with five assists on the year. The senior midfielder has tallied four goals and five assists for 13 points in 2018. His 13 points are a single-season record for the product of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Series History: Saturday will mark the 12th meeting all-time between JWU and Keiser with the Seahawks holding a 7-3-1 advantage in the series history. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 2-1 win for KU on October 14, 2017, in Miami Shores, Florida.

A Look at Keiser: The Seahawks enter Saturday's game having won three of their last four. Keiser is averaging a league-best 4.18 goals-per-game on 203 total shots. The Seahawks have outscored their opponents, 46-16, in 2018.  

The Matchup

  KU JWU
Current Record 7 - 3 - 1 7 - 3 - 0
Scoring 46 34
Shot Statistics    
Goals-Shot Attempts 46 - 203 34 - 162
Shot Pct 0.227 0.210
Shots On Goal-Attempts 101 - 203 82 - 162
Sog Pct 0.498 0.506
Goals/Game 4.180 3.780
Assists 43 24
Goalie Stats    
Saves 44 35
Goals Against 16 19
Save Pct 0.733 0.648
Saves Per Game 4.000 3.890