Wildcats Fall to Coastal Georgia, 3-1, on Senior Day

Wildcats Fall to Coastal Georgia, 3-1, on Senior Day

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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (November 9, 2019)
– Senior Sharell Nairn recorded a game-high 26 kills with a hitting percentage of .328 in her final match as a Wildcat as the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) volleyball team (9-19, 2-14 TSC) fell to the Coastal Georgia Mariners (19-8, 12-4 TSC), 3-1 (25-17, 21-25, 25-16, 25-18) on Saturday afternoon.

Prior to the start of the match, JWU honored its four seniors (Nairn, Vitoria Nicolau, Angelique Davis, and Sierra Mooney), who were playing in the final contests of their Wildcat careers.

Nairn also led JWU with 16 digs en route to her 14th double-double of the season. The native of Miami, Florida, was one of three Wildcats to reach double-figures in digs (Bianca Torres – 15; Jaida Young – 10). Young recorded the first double-double of her JWU career notching 10 kills versus the Mariners.  

Mooney reach double-figures in kills, posting 11 with a hitting percentage of .290. The native of Middleburg, Florida, also registered two solo blocks in the match.

Sophomore Vanessa Orozco added a team-best 42 assists.  

The Wildcats recorded 51 kills and 22 errors on 151 total attempts (.192). The Mariners totaled 56 kills and 15 errors on 136 attempts (.301). CCG held a 69-59 edge in digs and record 5.0 total team blocks to 3.0 for JWU.

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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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