Women’s Soccer Closes Out the Regular Season at Thomas

Women’s Soccer Closes Out the Regular Season at Thomas

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (November 1, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's soccer team (11-3-1, 6-2-1 TSC) will travel to Thomasville, Georgia, to take on the Thomas Night Hawks (7-9-1, 4-4-1 TSC) in the final regular season game for both teams on Saturday, November 2. Game time is set for 2:00 p.m.

JWU at Thomas

Saturday, Nov. 2
Game Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Thomasville, Ga.
Venue: TU Soccer Complex (1501 Millpond Rd, Thomasville, GA 31792)
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JWU Women's Soccer

For the first time in program history, the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's soccer team (11-3-1, 6-2-1 TSC) won 11 games in a single season with a 2-1 victory at Warner (4-11-0, 3-6-0 TSC) on Wednesday night.

The win also clinched a spot in this year's Sun Conference Women's Soccer Playoffs, giving the Wildcats their sixth league victory of the season (tying last year's record-setting mark).

JWU got on the board, early, following a converted penalty kick by junior Savannah Jackson in the 10th minute. The goal was the 39th of the season for the native of Winter Haven, Florida.

WU tied the match in the 11th minute with a goal by Maddie Manzke.

Jackson netted the eventual game winner (her 10th of the season and 24th of her career) with a goal in the 68th minute. Senior Tyler Einsmann assisted Jackson on the goal for her 10th helper of 2019 (JWU school record). Currently leading the Sun Conference, the goal for Jackson was her 40th of the year and 85th of her career.

Freshman goalkeeper Denise Mendoza (11-3-1) recorded five saves on the night to become he first JWU keeper to notch 11 wins in a season.   

The Royals held a 13-11 edge in total shots while JWU had a 7-6 advantage in shots on net.

2019 Leaders
Points – Savannah Jackson (84)
Goals – Savannah Jackson (40)
Assists – Tyler Einsmann (10)
Shots – Savannah Jackson (109)
SOG – Savannah Jackson (69)
GWG – Savannah Jackson (10)

2019 Game Highs  






Savannah Jackson vs Florida Memorial (10/16/19) 






Savannah Jackson at Life (GA) (08/27/19) 





Savannah Jackson vs Florida Memorial (10/16/19) 





Savannah Jackson at Life (GA) (08/27/19) 





Sawyer Hall vs Florida Memorial (10/16/19) 





Tyler Einsmann at Lynn (09/17/19) 





Tyler Einsmann at Florida Memorial (09/14/19) 






Savannah Jackson vs Florida Memorial (10/16/19) 






Savannah Jackson at Florida National (08/20/19) 






Savannah Jackson at Life (GA) (08/27/19) 





Savannah Jackson vs Florida Memorial (10/16/19) 





Savannah Jackson vs Ave Maria (09/21/19) 






Denise Mendoza at Keiser (10/23/19) 






Denise Mendoza vs Webber Int'l (10/12/19) 

The Series History: Saturday's contest will mark the eighth meeting all-time between JWU and Thomas with the Night Hawks holding a 5-1-1 edge in the series history. The last meeting between the two schools resulted in a 4-1 win for JWU on October 20, 2018, in Miami Shores, Florida. For game recap, click here.

A look at Thomas: The Night Hawks enter Saturday's contest with a 7-9-1 record (4-4-1 TSC) after defeating Warner, 3-2 (2OT), on October 26.

The Matchup

  7-9-1 11 - 3 - 1
Scoring 53 54
Shot Statistics    
Goals-Shot Attempts 53 - 252 54 - 236
Shot Pct 0.210 0.229
Shots On Goal-Attempts 127 - 252 128 - 236
Sog Pct 0.504 0.542
Goals/Game 3.120 3.600
Assists 29 48
Goalie Stats    
Saves 95 92
Goals Against 34 23
Save Pct 0.736 0.800
Saves Per Game 5.590 6.130


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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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