Jacksonville, Fla. – Florida National University men’s basketball team conquer its fifth on the road win of the season increasing to 5 the winning streak as the Conquistadors defeated Edward Waters College in a thrilling battle. The contest was played on Friday night (Dec. 6th) at Adams-Jenkins Center, Jacksonville, Fla. With the win Florida National improves to a 8-3 record while Adams-Jenkins Center – Jacksonville, Fla. falls to 4-4.
INSIDE THE MATCH-UP:
Final Score: Florida National University 88, Edward Waters College 82
Records: Florida National University (8-3), Edward Waters College (4-4)
Location: Adams-Jenkins Center – Jacksonville, Fla.
Florida National University Starters: Jeffrey Hernandez , Jose Benitez, Hirotaka Ohashi, Kenneth Santos, Nico Rojas
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- FNU record now is 8-3 this season.
- FNU improves its away record to 5-2.
Florida National University men’s basketball team will now face Johnson University of Florida on Saturday, December 6th at 4:00 Pm. The game will take place at Kissimmee, FL.
Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director
About FNU: Florida National University opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Dr. María C. Regueiro and Mr. Omar Sánchez. FNU Athletic Department has more than 250 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 2013, FNU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
The mission of the Florida National University Athletic Department is to provide assistance within an athletic structure that promotes the development of a well rounded education through structured sport and competition, to develop life skills of discipline, integrity, leadership, philanthropy and social responsibility, to elevate ethnic and cultural diversity within the athletic programs, to assure equitable opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic program a durable source of pride for the student population, student-athletes, alumni, university, and community of FNU.