The Transylvania Times -

By Joseph Swanson
BC Sports Information 

Tornados' Lacrosse Teams Drop Pair Of Matches – Brevard NC


March 9, 2017

Despite a four-goal performance by sophomore Kyle Hunziker (Gainesville, Fla.) the Brevard College Tornados (2-5, 0-2 SAC) were unable to overcome six first quarter goals, dropping a 20-6 conference clash with the No. 18 Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (4-1, 2-0), Tuesday evening.

Hunziker would lead all Tornados with four goals, while Mathew Dropuljic (Brampton, Ontario) and David Buono (Bethany, Conn.) accounted for the remaining two goals.

Dropuljic finished with a team-high eight shot attempts and one assist, while senior Alex Bazzell (Framingham, Mass.) added a solo assist.

Freshman goalie Chris Stallings (Bel Air, Md.) would battle for three quarters in net as the true freshman collected 12 saves.

Sophomore Peyton Mooney (Vaughan, Ontario) would close out the game in net for the Tornados, allowing three goals and recording six saves in 15 minutes of action.

The Tornados’ next game is this Saturday at 3 p.m. against Coker.

Women Fall To Walsh

Despite a close first half the Walsh Cavaliers (2-1) had a dominating second half to push past the Brevard College Tornados (1-4) to win 20-9 in Tuesday’s midweek game.

The Tornados were paced by Kelly Kearnan (Morrisville, N.C.), who scored three goals for the blue and white.

Nina Siu (Greensboro, N.C.) and Victoria Hayes (Freehold, N.J.) each added a pair of goals, while Siu led the Tornados with four assists.

Hayes finished with five shots for Brevard.

Brittany Fisk (Waterloo, N.Y.) and Micaiah Vacchiano (Sebastian, Fla.) each scored for the Tornados, as Fisk was also credited with two assists.

Tornados’ goalkeeper, Shelby Arsenault (Shallow Lake, Ontario) had a season-high 16 saves as Walsh finished with 46 shots during the match.

Penina Fungalei (Forthworth, Texas) anchored the defense, causing three Walsh turnovers, and scooping up four groundballs.

Brevard’s next match is this Saturday against Coker at noon.


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