Wildcats Hit the Road to take on SCAD Savannah on Saturday

Wildcats Hit the Road to take on SCAD Savannah on Saturday

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 5, 2018) -- The Johnson & Wales women's soccer team (7-3-0, 4-1-0 TSC) travels to Hardeeville, South Carolina, to take on the SCAD Savannah Bees (4-6-0, 1-2-0 TSC) on Saturday afternoon from the SCAD Athletics Complex. Game time is set for 3:00 p.m.


Johnson & Wales (7-3-0, 4-1-0 TSC) at SCAD Savannah (4-6-0, 1-1-0 TSC)

Date: Saturday, Oct. 6
Kickoff Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Hardeeville, S.C.
Venue: SCAD Athletics Complex (3650 Speedway Blvd. [U.S. Highway 17], Hardeeville, S.C. 29927)
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The Wildcats have won three-straight games and will be looking to pick up their fifth Sun Conference victory of the season. JWU is averaging 3.00 goals-per-game (No. 3 in the conference and No. 40 in the nation) on 159 total shots.

Sophomore Savannah Jackson leads the Wildcats with 17 goals (No. 6 in the nation) and 37 total points (No. 7 in the nation). The native of Davenport, Florida, tied the school record of goals in a season which she set last season. Junior Sawyer Hall, who scored the game-winning goal on Wednesday, comes into Saturday's match with four goals and two assists (10 points). Carissa Sanchez is third on the team in scoring, posting seven points on the year (2g, 3a). Freshman Kellie Fitzpatrick – the reigning Sun Conference Defensive Player of the Week – earned her second shutout of 2018, making four saves versus Florida Memorial while recording her seventh win this year.

Series History: Saturday's contest will mark the ninth meeting all-time between JWU and SCAD with the Bees holding a 7-1 advantage in the series history. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 1-0 win for the Wildcats on October 7, 2017, in Miami Shores, Florida.

A Look at SCAD: The Bees come into Saturday's game averaging 1.90 goals-per-game on a total of 142 shots. The Bees have recorded a goals-against-average of 2.50 and a save percentage of .667.

The Matchup

  SCAD JWU
Current Record 4 - 6 - 0 7 - 3 - 0
Scoring 19 30
Shot Statistics    
Goals-Shot Attempts 19 - 142 30 - 159
Shot Pct 0.134 0.189
Shots On Goal-Attempts 76 - 142 79 - 159
Sog Pct 0.535 0.497
Goals/Game 1.900 3.000
Assists 9 23
Goalie Stats    
Saves 50 56
Goals Against 25 23
Save Pct 0.667 0.709
Saves Per Game 5.000 5.600