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Wildcats Fall 12-9 in Season Opener

Wildcats Fall 12-9 in Season Opener

JACKSONVILLE, FL .– Four points from senior Erik Lindaas was not enough to overcome Piedmont College's 3-0 first quarter.  The Wildcats lost a 12-9 decision to the Lions.

Piedmont College: 2-1
Johnson & Wales: 0-1 

Statistical Leaders:
Erik Lindaas (JWU): 3 goals, 1 assist
Thomas Lyons (JWU): 2 goals
Ben Farrell (JWU): 1 goal, 2 assists 

Of Note:
Both teams came out hot after halftime, combining for seven goals. Wildcats outscored the Lions, 4-3, in the final 30 minutes.

Johnson & Wales closed out the fourth quarter with three man-up goals, including Matt Gelb's first collegiate goal with 51 seconds remaining in the game.

Up Next:

The Wildcats are at home versus Wheaton College on March 2nd at 4 pm.