Women's soccer draw 0-0 against John Jay


new york, new york – In the final game before the teams play in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC), the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team won a 0-0 draw against John Jay College on the afternoon of September 22nd. The Gothic Knights scored. Combined, he’s scored 19 goals in his last two appearances on the pitch, but Jersey City’s side relied on a defense led by their senior captain this afternoon. Michelle Tarras (Newark, NJ/Newark East Side), Arame Diouf (Weehawken, NJ/Memorial)freshman keeper Lorraine Valenzuela (Bayonne, NJ/Bayonne)This was the third straight game in which the freshman goaltender kept the opponent out of the net and a defensive effort shutout.

NJCU (3-2-3, 0-0 NJAC) scored the first shot of the afternoon with a freshman blowout Nyrohah Alvarenga (North Bergen, NJ/High Tech) (He had six shots in the first half alone to lead everyone on the pitch today in a 4-3 win over the JJC), but the Bloodhounds keeper made a clever save to give the rookie the 6th of the year. prevented the second goal from being scored. Following Valenzuela’s first save, Alvarenga had two more shots, including a free-kick after John Jay’s yellow card, but the rookie missed slightly high, leaving the match scoreless. rice field. The first half defense was excellent as the Bucks allowed just one shot on goal in the entire 45 minutes of play, calming Jersey City’s offense.

The second half of the action saw both teams playing aggressively on the pitch with completely different game plans. Both teams doubled their total shots, shots on goal and corner kicks in the next half as NJCU and JJC feared for goals. Also, as the match continued, the Gothic Knights matched Bloodhound’s physical prowess. In the first half the team drew 9 fouls and gave up only 4 times, but in the next 45 minutes of play the team was penalized for 2 yellow cards and 9 fouls.Despite this, the defense was sensational for the head coach Anthony Tuestakeeps the bulldogs out of the net, minimizes bloodhound chances, and gives the offense a chance to take the lead.

After halftime, the Bloodhounds (3-1-2, 0-0 CUNYAC) had a ferocious rise, scoring four shots in the first ten minutes. Valenzuela came up with two clutch saves and a corner kick won by the defense, forcing a mis-header in the box in the 51st minute.The team immediately fought back with a junior shot Shay Ramirez (Bogota, NJ/Immaculate Conception), a corner kick from Taras and the captain, but the John Jay College keeper made all the stops. In the second half of halftime, the Jersey City team had three more shots into the net between the 81st and 83rd minutes, but again failed to find the back of the net.

With just four minutes remaining, the New York team made their first tally and had a great opportunity to advance in the second half, but Valenzuela came up with an exceptional save with a header to keep the match tied. After a final shot by Brick and another save by the Bloodhound keeper, the matches ended in a 0–0 draw each.

Now that the team has completed its three-game roadstand, the Gothic Knights will host their first New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) game against Montclair State University at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.