NEWARK, Del. – The Thomas Jefferson University men's soccer team (4-7-1, 4-3-0 CACC) had its four-game win streak stopped by 16th-ranked Wilmington (Del.) (11-1-1, 5-1-1 CACC) with a 6-2 decision on Wednesday.
The Wildcats showed why they are nationally ranked, potting three goals in an eight minute span in the first half. Wilmington outshot the Rams, 10-3 during the period and had a 3-0 lead heading into halftime.
In the second, the Wildcats increased their advantage to four in the 53rd minute. Junior Gus Ward got Jefferson on the board in the 57th minute, blasting in a shot from 27 yards out. After Wilmington made it 5-1, senior Sebastien Durand put the Rams back within three in the 81st minute. He finished off a cross by Ward for his second goal of the season. The Wildcats ended the scoring with a goal two minutes later.
- It was the third nationally-ranked opponent for Jefferson this season, following West Chester and Mercy.
The Rams return to Ravenhill Field to host Goldey-Beacom on Tuesday, October 22 at 3 p.m.