Wildcats Drop Conference Opener to (rv) Keiser, 6-1

Wildcats Drop Conference Opener to (rv) Keiser, 6-1

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MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (September 28, 2019)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's soccer team (0-4-0, 0-1-0 TSC) dropped its Sun Conference opener to (rv) Keiser (4-3-0, 1-0-0 TSC), 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.

In a contest that saw the Seahawks hold a 24-11 edge in total shots and 12-2 in shots on goal, the Wildcats lost their first home contest of the 2019 season.

Freshman Farid Sar Sar notched the first goal of his JWU career, converting a penalty kick attempts in the 37th minute. The score pulled JWU within one goal of the Seahawks, 2-1. However, KU scored four unanswered goals to defeat JWU, 6-1.

Sophomore goalkeeper Alex Marciulonis (0-4-0) suffered the loss, making four saves while allowing four goals in 68 minutes of action.

JWU will return to action next Saturday with a trip to Babson Park, Florida, to take on the Webber International Warriors. Game time is set for 3:30 p.m.

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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 jwu.edu.


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