Wildcats Start GNAC Slate with 13-0 win at Anna Maria

Wildcats Start GNAC Slate with 13-0 win at Anna Maria

PAXTON, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales University women's soccer team jumped out to an early lead in its conference opener and never looked back. The Wildcats went on the road to defeat Anna Maria, 13-0, on Wednesday.

Records:
Anna Maria: 0-1, 0-1 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 2-1, 1-0 GNAC

Goalkeepers
AMC: Rachel Matloff, 0-1, 14 Saves
JWU: Colleen Lynch: 2-1, 1 Saves

Statistical Leaders:

Jordan Restivo (JWU): 4 Goals
Emily Zeblisky (JWU): 2 Goals, 1 Assist
Victoria Patriarca (JWU) 2 Goals

Of Note:
The 13 goals are the most the Wildcats have scored since September 29, 2012 when they hung 14 on the AMCATS. Johnson & Wales had a 45-1 advantage in shots.

Freshman Jordan Restivo got JWU on the board with two goals within 30 seconds of each other. She opened the scoring at the 9:38 mark then took a pass from fellow rookie Emily Zeblisky for her second tally. The Utica, NY native added two more goals in the second half for her first collegiate hat trick.

Zeblisky tallied three points as she found the back of the net twice. Just two minutes into the second half, she scored her first collegiate goal. The East Northport, NY native added another score in the 56th minute.

Getting in on the first-time scoring was rookie Victoria Patriarca with tallies in the 63rd & 65th minutes. Also notching her first collegiate goal was freshman Kiley St. Francis in the 28th minute.

Sophomore Erin Quinty notched the first multi-point game of her career. She assisted on Jaclyn Larsen's goal in the 38th minute, scored herself in the 40th minute and assisted on Patriarca's first goal.

Next Game:
The Wildcats are on the road again Saturday to take on 25th-ranked Brandeis.