Volleyball Downs Johnson (FL), 3-2, on Thursday Evening

Volleyball Downs Johnson (FL), 3-2, on Thursday Evening

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. (October 18, 2019)
– The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (7-12) downed the Johnson (FL) Suns (9-9), 3-2 (24-26, 25-14, 32-30, 23-25, 15-12), on Thursday evening.

The win marked the second-straight for the Wildcats and third victory in the team's last four outings.

Senior Sharell Nairn led all Wildcats with 28 kills and an attack percentage of .575. The native of Miami, Florida, also tallied 20 digs for her 12th double-double of the season. She also recorded six service aces in the match.

Senior Vitoria Nicolau tied her career-high in kills with 19 versus the Suns on an attack percentage of .394. The native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, collected her seventh double-double of 2019, posting 15 digs.

Sophomore Vanessa Orozco notched 51 assists in the match.

JWU recorded 95 total digs as four Wildcats reached double-digits in digs – Nairn (20), Nicolau (15), Bianca Torres (20), Jazmine Richardson (13).

The Wildcats will take on Trinity Baptist (2:00 p.m.) and Trinity (Fla.) (6:00 p.m.) on Friday, October 19, in New Port Richey, Florida.  

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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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