Barrett nets eight to give Tornados a 20-10 win in finaleApril 21, 2015
BREVARD, N.C. – The Brevard College women’s lacrosse team finished their season with a 20-10 victory over non-conference opponent, North Greenville, on Tuesday evening at Brevard High School. The Tornados finish the season at 3-12 while the Crusaders end theirs with a 2-10 record.
Alyssa Barrett led the charge for Brevard with eight goals along with an assist while Sade Allen had five goals and dished out a helper. Caitlyn Nemeth had four goals while Livia Harrienger, Kat Harrienger, and Allie McMillan each had a goal.
Livia Harrienger also dished out three assists while Kat Harrienger had one. Nemeth and Nina Siu each had a helper. Shelby Arsenault had 11 saves in 55:01 of action in net while Kayla Henderson turned away one shot.
Emily Colson led the Crusaders with three goals while Monica Colwell and Natalie Dufresne each had two tallies. Brittany Battista had a goal and an assist while two other Crusaders’ had a goal. Lowri Gowing had 10 saves in net while playing 59:21. McKenzie Botts played the final 39 seconds without a save.
Livia Harrienger scored early for the Tornados just over five minutes into the game to give her team a 1-0 lead. Colson tied it up moments later before Allen and Nemeth gave the hosts a 3-1 lead with 11:56 gone.
The Tornados added four unanswered goals over the next 10 minutes. Barrett had two while Nemeth and Allen over the span. Battisti cut into the lead at 7:18 of the first half before Allen and Barrett responded late in the half. The Crusaders made it 9-6 Tornados with three straight goals in the final two minutes of the first half.
The teams traded the first two goals of the half before Nemeth, Kat Harrienger, and Barrett scored three consecutive goals in a span of 1:42 to go ahead 13-7. Samantha Poppleton scored with 24 minutes left in the game before Brevard went on another run of four straight goals.
Dufresne scored her second goal of the game at 18:32 but the Tornados had a comfortable lead and were able to play solid defense and keep possession of the ball over the final minutes of the game.
Brevard had 33 shots to the Crusader’s 29 while clearing 14 of 20 chances. The Tornados also won 24 of 32 draw controls.