Savannah Jackson Named NAIA All-America Honorable Mention Selection

Savannah Jackson Named NAIA All-America Honorable Mention Selection

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (December 11, 2019) -- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2019 Women's Soccer All-America Teams on Wednesday which included Johnson & Wales (Fla.) junior Savannah Jackson.

Jackson, an NAIA All-America honorable mention selection for the second-straight year, started in all 16 games for the Wildcats. The 2019 Sun Conference Player of the Year set the school record for both goals (46) and points (96) in a single season. The conference leader in both categories, Jackson was a six-time TSC Offensive Player of the Week. Registering nine hat tricks in 2019, Jackson set the school's single-game goal-scoring record with six versus Florida Memorial (10/16). She earned the school's first NAIA Offensive Player of the Week award back on October 22, helping JWU reach the 10-win plateau for the second-straight season. The Wildcats notched a school-record 12 wins in 2019, earning the No. 3 seed in this year's Sun Conference Women's Soccer Championships.

She led the nation goals per game (2.56), and finished No. 2 in the nation in total points, points per game (5.33), and game-winning goals (11).

Jackson is the only player in JWU history to registered four-or-more goals in a game, accomplishing this feat five times in 2019.

For her career, Jackson has recorded 91 goals and 11 assists for 193 points. She has tallied 13 hat tricks and 25 game-winning goals in three seasons with the Wildcats.


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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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