Drake, McNicholas Lead Wildcats to 3-0 Victory Over Saints

Drake, McNicholas Lead Wildcats to 3-0 Victory Over Saints
PROVIDENCE, RI – With playoff position implications on the line Wednesday, the Johnson & Wales University men's soccer team scored a 3-0 win to keep pace in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference standings.  The Wildcats took a 2-0 lead with two long distance attempts in the first half then finished the job with a goal midway through the last frame.   
 
Records:
Emmanuel: 5-8-2 , 4-4-2  GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 9-4-3, 7-2-1  GNAC 
 
Statistical Leaders: 
Teagan Drake (JWU): 1 goal
Riley McNicholas (JWU): 1 goal
Josef Jennings (JWU): 1 goal
 
Goalkeepers:
EC: Jonathan Ferrarini (L, 5-8-2) 4 saves
JWU: Adam Cassidy (W, 2-0) 3 saves
 
Of Note:
The Wildcats got the scoring started in the 11th minute of the first half when Teagan Drake launched a shot from deep that found its home in the top, left corner of the goal.
 
JWU's Riley McNicholas headed a near midfield free kick from Andrew Vecere into the net in the 33rd minute that put the Wildcats in control.  
 
Shots were in JWU's favor, 14-9, as were corner attempts at 3-1.  
 
 
Next Game:
The Wildcats finish their conference schedule on the road Saturday when they visit Anna Maria College for a 5 pm start.