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THOMASVILLE, Ga. (November 2, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) women's soccer team (11-4-1, 6-3-1 TSC) closed out the 2019 regular season with a 2-1 overtime loss at Thomas (9-8-1, 5-4-1 TSC) on Saturday afternoon.
After a scoreless first half, TU took a 1-0 lead in the 72nd minute with a goal by Lexie McDaniel.
Eight minutes later, junior Savannah Jackson tied the match with her 41st goal of the 2019 season.
With neither team able to break the tie in regulation, the match went to overtime.
The Night Hawks scored the golden goal with just five seconds left in the first overtime to come away with the one-goal victory. Analice Wilkes scored a goal in the 100th minute to hand JWU its fourth conference loss of the season.
Freshman Denise Mendoza (11-4-1) suffer the loss, making four saves in 100 minute of action.
The Night Hawks out-shot the Wildcats, 30-12 in the contest and held a 6-4 edge in shots on goal.
The Wildcats will turn their attention to the Sun Conference Women's Soccer Championship beginning Saturday, November 9.
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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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