BRISTOL, R.I. - In a cross-town show-down Tuesday afternoon the Hawks defeated Wildcats, 8-2. Unfortunately, early goals from the Hawks were too much to come back from.
Johnson & Wales: 0-3
Roger Williams: 1-1
Brooklyn Cenatiempo (RWU): 3 Goals
Hannah Palmer (RWU): 1 Goal, 2 Assists
Jillian Miele (JWU): 1 Goal, 1 Assist
The Hawks got on the board with two goals within the first five minutes of the game. Johnson & Wales' Jillian Miele answered back, scoring her second goal of the season, to bring the score to 2-1.
The Hawks went on to take the lead, ending the first quarter up 3-1. A barrage of shots was too much to come back from, giving up four goals in the second half.
The Hawks outshot the Wildcats, 35-14. Johnson & Wales goalkeeper Grace Pendergast turned away 13 of the Hawks 21 shots on goal.
The Wildcats will open up at home Saturday, September 7th at 1 p.m. against Becker College.