NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales women's soccer team (4-3-0, 1-1-0 TSC) hosts the Ave Maria Gyrenes (2-4-0, 0-1-0 TSC) in a mid-week Sun Conference contest on Wednesday, September 26. Game time is set for noon from the Miami Shores Recreation Center (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138).
Johnson & Wales (4-3-0, 1-1-0 TSC) vs. Ave Maria (2-4-0, 0-1-0 TSC)
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 26
Kickoff Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Miami Shores, Fla.
Venue: Miami Shores Village (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138)
JWU is looking to rebound from an 8-1 loss to No. 4 Southeastern on Saturday and improve to 2-1-0 in conference action with a win on Wednesday. The Wildcats come into this week's action averaging 2.71 goals-per-game (No. 3 in the conference) on 14.6 shots-per-contest (No. 5 in the conference).
Leading the Wildcats in scoring is Savannah Jackson, who comes into this week's action with 11 goals and two assists (24 points). The Davenport, Florida, native is second in the conference in both points and goals scored. She is No. 9 in the nation in goals scored and No. 13 in the country in total points. Second on the squad in scoring is Sawyer Hall (2g, 1a, 7 pts.). The native Pembroke Pines, Florida, recorded her first assist as a Wildcat during last week's 4-2 win at St. Thomas. Carissa Sanchez comes into Wednesday's game with one goal and two assists. The product of Miami registered all four points in the Wildcat's first win over the Bobcats in program history. Sanchez scored the game's first goal in under a minute to give JWU an early 1-0 lead.
Series History: Wednesday will mark the 13th meeting all-time between JWU and Ave Maria with the series tied a 5-5-2. The last meeting between the two teams resulted in a 3-1 for the Wildcats on September 27, 2017, in Ave Maria, Florida.
A Look at Ave Maria: The Gyrenes come into Wednesday's contest having lost three straight matches, including 3-0 loss to No. 9 Keiser in the team's conference opener last Wednesday. Ave Maria is averaging 2.00 goals-per-game on 56 total shots.
|Current Record||4 - 3 - 0||2 - 4 - 0|
|Goals-Shot Attempts||19 - 102||12 - 56|
|Shots On Goal-Attempts||49 - 102||36 - 56|
|Saves Per Game||5.860||6.000|