PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The women's soccer team returned back to the Ocean State with a seven game win-streak and undefeated conference record on the line. Reigning GNAC Player of the week Olivia Cairrao scored two goals propelling her past 100 career points in a Wildcat uniform and leading her team to a 7-1 victory.
JWU: 8-5, 6-0 GNAC
USJ: 10-1, 5-2 GNAC
Colleen Lynch (JWU): 6-1, 2 saves
Lindsey Montminy (USJ): 9-2, 10 saves
First opportunity from either side came 10 minutes into the first half as Olivia Cairrao had a shot go just wide of frame from 10 yards out. Two minutes later Cairrao stole a pass in the box, with a left foot swing sent the ball into the upper right hand corner of the net and gave the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. This goal gave Olivia Cairrao 100 career points as a Wildcat.
The Wildcats scored three more goals to close out the first half, Jordan Restivo scored off a parry from the keeper Montminy, Chloe Henriksen followed up with a goal 1:26 later right under the crossbar and Jordan Petrucci fired a 25 yard free kick in the back of the net to give the Wildcats a 4-0 lto close out the first half.
Blue Jays carried most of the possession in the first 20 minutes of the second half. Ali O'Neill had two free kicks in 90 seconds, the second opportunity was sent away by Colleen Lynch but Rylee Snow cleaned up the rebound to make it 4-1.
JWU scored two more to close out the game, Cairrao netted her second goal of the game while senior Cat Nolan pushed a pass in front and Restivo buried the kick with a defender on her back in the 70th minute for the 6-1 advantage. Alexis Vieria scored in the 81st minute to cap off the victory.
JWU will travel to Boston to take on the Rams of Suffolk University on Saturday at 12 p.m. Suffolk is tied for second in the GNAC standings with 15 points, the Wildcats will be riding an eight game winning streak into the game this Saturday and trying to remain perfect in GNAC play.