FNU WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM DEFEATED BY CROSSTOWN RIVALS ST. THOMAS 1-0

FNU Soccer player shooting the ballMIAMI GARDENS, FL. – Florida National University women’s soccer team (0-3) suffered its third loss of the season on Sunday evening falling 1-0 to St. Thomas University (1-1). The match was played at St. Thomas Bobcats Field. With the loss, FNU falls to 0-3-0 on the year while St. Thomas improves to 1-1-0.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

  • Score: Florida National University 0 x 1 St. Thomas University
  • Records: Florida National (0-3), St. Thomas University (1-1).
  • Location: St. Thomas University | Miami Gardens, Fla

SCORING SUMMARY
08:32 | STU – Kayla Jackson (Katharina Jullich) 1-0

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • St. Thomas opened the game with eleven shots in the first half, missing two opportunities to score goals as shots hit the crossbar
  • In the 67th minute, St. Thomas scored their first goal of the season as Kayla Jackson found the back of the net, following a cross by Jullich to give STU a 1-0 lead.
  • STU’s defense suffocated the Conquistador offense, allowing one shot over the final 25-minutes of play.
  • Furthermore, STU lead the game in shots (19-2), shots on goal (7-0) while FNU led in saves (6-0).

Head Coach Giovanni De La Rosa said ” Good Game, all players came ready to play it was nice to see junior midfielder Iman Ali-Dib playing well, not the result we wanted but we got the effort that is needed to compete”.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • St. Thomas University out-shot Florida National, 19-2
  • STU is undefeated all-time (3-0) against FNU

GOALKEEPERS 

FNU’s Vanessa Osorio recorded six saves in the match, while Melanie Lefebvre stopped zero shots in the complete game effort.

WHAT’S NEXT

The Lady Conquistadors will now have 4 days to prepare to the next match on Friday, September 13th where FNU will face Florida Memorial University at 3:00 p.m. in Hialeah for the second home game of the season.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director
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