Wildcats Fall to Conquistadors, 3-0

Wildcats Fall to Conquistadors, 3-0

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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (October 11, 2019)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (5-12) fell to the Florida National Conquistadors (12-8), 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-23) on Friday afternoon.

Senior Sharell Nairn led all Wildcats with 13 kills in the match. The native of Miami, Florida, recorded a .262 hitting percentage to go along with five digs and two service aces.

Junior Bianca Torres led JWU with 14 digs. Also joining Torres in double-digit digs was senior Vitoria Nicolau, who posted 10.

Sophomore Vanessa Orozco registered 13 assists versus FNU.

The Wildcats ended the match with 25 kills and 10 errors on 93 total attacks (.161) while FNU notched 47 kills with 13 errors on 106 total attacks (.321). The Conquistadors held a 53-42 edge in total digs and had 3.0 total team blocks to 2.0 for JWU.

The Wildcats will host the Warner Royals on Saturday, October 12. Game time is set for 2:00 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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