WINTHROP, Mass. – Sophomore forward JP Rioux (Stony Point, N.Y.) grabbed Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) accolades announced Monday afternoon.
Three goals by Rioux helped Johnson & Wales remain perfect in conference action following victories of Lasell University and Colby-Sawyer. Midway through the week after the Wildcats allowed a Laser goal within the first minute, Rioux scored the equalizer in the fifth minute on a feed from Austin Sweeney and set off a chain of three unanswered goals the Wildcats. The Stony Point, N.Y. native sealed the match with his second goal of the game in the 51st minute. Rioux closed out the week scoring the game-winner against the Chargers in the 24th minute on a through ball from Riley Spottori.
Johnson & Wales returns to the pitch on the road at Emmanuel College on October 9 at 7 p.m.