Suffolk vs. JWU
BOSTON – The Suffolk women's soccer team is set for a Monday night meeting with Johnson & Wales at James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park at 6:45 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
The Suffolk women's soccer team was upended Saturday night by GNAC and city rival Simmons, 2-0, at James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park.
RUN DOWN ON THE RAMS
Suffolk enters the Johnson & Wales game with an overall mark of 3-11 to go along with a GNAC record of 2-5.
Forwards Jennifer Martin and Alexandra Nagri share the team lead in goals. Martin's five goals and four handouts are good for a team-best 14 points, while Nagri has scored a team-high six goals and dished out one assist. Jessica Harmon is close behind in points with seven on three goals and one assist.
Kirsten Weiker has seen the majority of action in goal this year and holds 100 saves (.690 %), which ranks third in the GNAC, but has allowed 45 saves (3.23 GAA).
Johnson & Wales is the fourth-highest ranked team in the GNAC with a 5-1-1 league record and 7-5-1 overall mark. The Wildcats are unbeaten in the last five with five of its seven victories coming in the form of shutouts.
Deja Hursey leads a balanced JWU scoring attack with 15 points on seven goals and one assist. Kyra Selner ranks second with 14 points, and is the team's assists leader with four on the season. In all, the Wildcats have eight players that have scored this season and 10 that have registered a point.
Alex Place has been rock steady in goal for the Wildcats, playing and starting in 12 games. She boasts a 1.14 goals-against average and has logged 48 saves on the year.
Alexandra Nagri's career-high, three-goal game at the University of Saint Joseph's marks the first time a player in blue-and-gold recorded a hat trick since Taylor Miranda '14 had one to her credit in a 5-0 shutout over Norwich in 2013.
|WHERE WE STAND||GNAC||CONFERENCE|
Johnson & Wales
Saint Joseph's (Me.)
St. Joseph (Conn.)
Suffolk steps out of conference play Wednesday night with a trip to Curry for a 4 p.m. game.