Marciulonis Named Sun Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Marciulonis Named Sun Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

TAMPA, Fla. (October 28, 2019) -- Sophomore Alex Marciulonis has been named the Sun Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending October 27 the league announced on Monday.

Marciulonis registered six saves in a 1-1 (2OT) draw with Warner on Saturday. The native of Wellington, Florida, helped guide JWU to an important point in the Sun Conference standings and extended the Wildcat's unbeaten streak in conference play to six games. On the year, Marciulonis posted a 3-4-3 record with a 1.85 goals-against-average and a save percentage of .716. He has recorded 48 total saves and one shutout.

This marks the second weekly award for Marciulonis this season.


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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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