Wildcats Fall to Norwich 1-0

Wildcats Fall to Norwich 1-0
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – A defensive battle broke out between the Johnson & Wales University men's soccer team and Norwich University Saturday, with the Cadets getting the upper hand in the end.  In a potential playoff match-up, both teams played aggressive defense with Norwich getting the 1-0 victory. 
 
Records:
Norwich: 9-0-3 , 6-0-1 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 6-4-3, 4-2-1  GNAC 
 
Statistical Leaders: 
Eric Badibanga (NU): 1 goal
 
Goalkeepers:
NU: Brendan Germano (W, 9-0-3) 3 saves
JWU: Adam Cassidy (L,  1-1) 3 saves
 
Of Note:
With one scoreless half already recorded, Norwich's Eric Badibanga scored unassisted in the 48th minute to give the Cadets the advantage in the match.
 
Shots were practically even with the Cadets getting one more than the Wildcats, 9-8. 
 
Corners were even at three for both teams, as were fouls at 14. 
 
Next Game:
The Wildcats will look to regain their footing on Wednesday when they travel to Connecticut to take on fellow GNAC rival St. Joseph's University.