NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales women's soccer team (5-3-0, 2-1-0 TSC) travels to Babson Park, Florida, to take on the Webber International Warriors (3-5-0, 1-2-0 TSC) on Sunday, September 30. Game time is set for 3:00 p.m. from Warrior Field.
Johnson & Wales (5-3-0, 2-1-0 TSC) at Webber International (3-5-0, 1-2-0 TSC)
Date: Sunday, Sept. 30
Kickoff Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Babson Park, Fla.
Venue: Warrior Field (1250 Cutoff Road, Babson Park, FL 33827)
The Wildcats are looking for their second-straight conference win as they head north to central Florida. JWU is coming off a 5-0 blanking of Ave Maria on Wednesday. Led by Savannah Jackson's third hat trick of the year, the Wildcats jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first 19 minutes of action and never looked back.
The Wildcats come into Sunday's match 3.00 goals-per-game (No. 40 in the nation) on 119 total shots. JWU registered its second shutout of the season and comes into the weekend with a team goals-against-average of 2.62.
Jackson leads the Wildcats, offensively, with 30 points (14g, 2a) and is three goals shy of tying her season total from a year ago (a school-record 17 goals in 2017). The native of Davenport, Florida, ranks No. 4 in the nation in points-per-game (3.75) and goals-per-game (1.75) and No. 3 in the nation in game-winning goal-per-contest (0.63). Junior Sawyer Hall is second on the team in scoring, registering eight points this season (3g, 2a). The native of Pembroke Pines, Florida, notched a goal and an assist during last Wednesday's 5-0 victory. Freshman goalkeeper Kellie Fitzpatrick comes into Sunday's action with a 5-2-0 record and a 2.29 goals-against-average. The native of Spokane, Washington, ranks sixth in the conference in saves-per-game (4.25).
Series History: Sunday's match will mark the ninth meeting all-time between JWU and Webber International with the Warriors holding a 5-2-1 edge in the series history. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 2-0 win for the Wildcats on September 30, 2017, in Miami Shores, Florida.
A Look at Webber International: The Warriors come into Sunday's match having lost two straight and have not scored a goal during that span. WIU is averaging 1.63 goals-per-game on 76 total shots. The Warriors are led by Megan Warner, who comes into Sunday's match with 10 points (4g, 2a).