Men’s Soccer Drops Season Opener at (rv) Mobile, 3-1

Men’s Soccer Drops Season Opener at (rv) Mobile, 3-1

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MOBILE, Ala. (Sept. 6, 2019)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's soccer team opened the 2019 season with a 3-1 loss versus the (rv) Mobile Rams (5-0-0) on Friday evening form the The Jungle on the campus of the University of Mobile. The match was the first of two JWU will play as part of the Mobile Classic.

The Wildcats (0-1-0) were led by sophomore Fernando Arzeno, who notched his first goal of the season, converting a penalty kick attempts in the 56th minute. Trailing 1-0 midway through the second half, Arzeno knotted the game at 1-all with his school-record seventh-career PK goal.

The Rams scored two late goals in the final two minutes of regulation to hand JWU the 3-1 loss.

Sophomore Alex Marciulonis (0-1-0) suffered the loss in his first-collegiate start, making four saves in 90 minutes of action.

The Rams out-shot the Wildcats 22-3 (7-1 on net) and held a 12-4 advantage in corner kicks.

JWU will return to action on Sunday, September 8, to face Bethel (Tenn.). Game time is slated for noon.   

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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138).

About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit


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