Men’s Soccer Downs WIU, 2-1, for First Win of the Season

Men’s Soccer Downs WIU, 2-1, for First Win of the Season

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BABSON PARK, Fla. (October 6, 2019)
– A 76th-minute goal by sophomore Lucas Colodrero led the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's soccer team (1-4-0, 1-1-0 TSC) to a 2-1 at Webber International (7-3-0, 1-2-0 TSC) on Sunday afternoon.

The game, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 5 but moved due to scheduling conflicts at WIU, was the third road contest of the 2019 season for the Wildcats and the first in conference play.

Freshman Farid Sar Sar got JWU on the board with his second goal of the season in the 44th minute. The goal was set up by a pass from sophomore Fernando Arzeno. For Arzeno it was his first assist of the season.

The Warriors responded with an equalizer in the 47th minute on a goal Matheus Gomes.

Colodrero capitalized on a corner kick by Nicolas Gomez in the 76th minute for his first score of the season, giving JWU a 2-1 lead. Gomez was credited with his first assist of the season on the goal.   

Goalkeeper Alex Marciulonis picked up the first win of his JWU career, making one save in 90 minutes of action.

JWU out-shot Webber 28-6 in the contest and held an 11-2 edge in shots on goal.

The Wildcats will return home to host the Ave Maria Gyrenes on Wednesday, October 9. Game time is set 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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