Women’s Soccer Closes Out Regular Season at USCB

Women’s Soccer Closes Out Regular Season at USCB

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2018) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's soccer team (9-5-0, 6-3-0 TSC) travels to Bluffton, South Carolina, to close out the 2018 regular season versus USCB (6-7-1, 3-4-1 TSC) on Saturday, October 27. Game time is set for 3 p.m.

Johnson & Wales (9-5-0, 6-3-0 TSC) at USCB (6-7-1, 3-4-1 TSC)

Saturday, Oct. 27
Kickoff Time: 3:00 pm   
Location: Bluffton, S.C.
Venue: Fin Land  (13 S Campus Dr, Okatie, SC 29909)
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The Wildcats have already clinched a spot in this year's Sun Conference Women's Soccer Championships and will host a first-round game next Saturday. However, JWU will be looking to make program history with a victory on Saturday with the school's first 10-win season. The Wildcats enter this weekend's action averaging 2.93 goals-per-game (No. 3 in the conference and No. 40 in the nation) on 228 total shots this season.

Sophomore Savannah Jackson, the reigning TSC Offensive Player of the Week, leads JWU with a school-record 24 goals with four assists and a program-best 52 points in 2018. The native of Davenport, Florida is second in the conference in both goals-per-game (1.71 – No. 4 in the nation) and points-per-contest (3.71 – No. 4 in the nation). Jackson has recorded four hat tricks this year. Senior Carissa Sanchez is second on the team in points with 16 (6g, 4a). The native of Miami has scored a goal in four-straight games. Junior Sawyer Hall is third on the team in total points (13) with four goals and a team-best five assists. The product of Pembroke Pines, Florida, registered a career-high three assists during JUW's 4-1 over Thomas last Saturday. Freshman goalkeeper Kellie Fitzpatrick, the current TSC Defensive Player of the Week, comes into Saturday's match with a 9-4-0 record and a 2.45 goals-against-average. The native of Spokane, Washington, has notched 81 saves this season while tallying three shutouts.

Series History: Saturday will mark the eighth meeting all-time between JWU and USCB with the Sand Sharks holding a 3-2-2 edge in the series history. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 2-1 win for USCB on October 28, 2017, in Miami Shores, Florida.

A Look at USCB: The Sand Sharks enter this weekend's action averaging 1.14 goals-per-game on 140 total shots. USCB has been outscored by the opposition 30-16 during the 2018 season.

The Matchup

Current Record 6 - 7 - 1 9 - 5 - 0
Scoring 16 41
Shot Statistics    
Goals-Shot Attempts 16 - 140 41 - 228
Shot Pct 0.114 0.180
Shots On Goal-Attempts 79 - 140 111 - 228
Sog Pct 0.564 0.487
Goals/Game 1.140 2.930
Assists 13 34
Goalie Stats    
Saves 116 93
Goals Against 30 34
Save Pct 0.795 0.732
Saves Per Game 8.290 6.640