September 4, 2008


Wildcats Blank Anchorwomen, 4-0


Providence, RI—Junior Angela Cazzato (Rensselear, NY) scored a pair of goals to lead the Johnson & Wales University women’s soccer team to a 4-0 victory over intra-state rival Rhode Island College in a non-conference contest at Pierce Stadium on Thursday afternoon


Cazzato put Johnson & Wales ahead, 1-0, early when she headed in a cross from senior Brooke Hutchinson (Hamsted, NH) at the 8:32 mark. The Wildcats had several opportunities late in the first half and were finally able to capitalize when freshman Megan Heburn (Remsen, NY) scored her first collegiate goal, an unassisted tally, at the 43:53 mark. JWU took the 2-0 lead heading into halftime.


The Wildcats controlled the action early in the second half and went ahead 3-0 on Cazzato’s second goal of the game, this time on a pass from junior Jennifer Paquin (Attleboro, MA) at the 68:16 mark. Freshman Samantha Reynolds (Plymouth, MA) capped off the scoring for JWU when she headed in a corner kick from Hutchinson at 84:23 to give the Wildcats the 4-0 victory. JWU had a 7-3 advantage in shots for the second half and a 16-12 advantage in shots for game.


Freshman Kory Blythe (Fall River, MA) made five saves for Johnson & Wales, while sophomore Maddie Pirri (Bristol, RI) had three stops for RIC. Junior midfielder Christina Tavana (Middletown, CT) logged a team-high four shots for the Anchorwomen.


The Wildcats improve to 2-1, while the Anchorwomen fall to 1-2.


In upcoming action, RIC will play at Babson on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 1 p.m.