Wildcats Suffer First Conference Loss of the Season

Wildcats Suffer First Conference Loss of the Season

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LAKELAND, Fla. (October 5, 2019)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's soccer team (7-2-0, 2-1-0 TSC) suffered its first Sun Conference loss of the season, falling to the No. 4-ranked Southeastern Fire (9-2-0, 3-0-0 TSC), 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.

Junior Savannah Jackson scored the Wildcat's lone goal with a 75th-minute strike. The score was her 24th goal of the season, giving the native of Winter Haven, Florida, 69th for her career.

The Fire jumped out to a 3-0 lead during the first 45 minutes of action, adding three more in the second half before Jackson got JWU on the board. SEU out-shot JWU, 20-6 (10-5 on goal).

The loss snapped a three-match winning streak for the Wildcats.

JWU will return to action on Wednesday, October 9, with a trip to Ave Maria. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m.

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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 jwu.edu.


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