Gulls Hold off Wildcats in the Second Half, 1-0

Gulls Hold off Wildcats in the Second Half, 1-0
PROVIDENCE, RI –  The Johnson & Wales University men's soccer team sufferedits second-straight loss as Endicott College was able to eek out the 1-0 finish.  Endicott capitalized on its second half opportunities and increased the pressure in the second half to keep the Wildcats at bay until the final horn.  
 
Records:
Endicott: 3-4-2 , 0-0-2 CCC
Johnson & Wales: 5-3-2, 3-1-1  GNAC
 
Statistical Leaders: 
Jesse Martinez (EC): 1 goal
Evan Couchot (EC): 1 assist
 
Goalkeepers:
EC: Jessie Haines, 2-0-1; 6 saves
JWU: Nick Mancini, 5-2-1; 4 saves
 
Of Note:
Endicott's Jesse Martinez scored in the 45th minute when a through ball from Evan Couchot found him and Martinez got it past JWU keeper Nick Mancini at the bottom left corner of the net.
 
The physicality of the match was such that 27 fouls were committed, with JWU whistled for 17.
 
Endicott had a 13-11 shot advantage. 
 
Next Game:
The Wildcats take to the road Saturday when they square off against conference opponent Suffolk.