Tornados fall to nationally-ranked WingateOctober 12, 2015
WINGATE, N.C. – Brevard College’s women’s soccer team made its nationally broadcasted debut in Wingate on Monday, Oct. 12, losing to 11th-ranked Wingate 3-0. With the loss Brevard drops to 3-6-1, 2-5 in South Atlantic Conference play.
Jocelyn Springer had a season-high eight saves against Wingate, one shy of matching her career-best.
Wingate (10-0, 7-0 SAC) wasted no time on the offense, placing two shots on target in the opening six minutes with both attempts being stopped by Springer. After a defensive block and another save from Springer, the Bulldogs finally put one past the goalie in the 22nd minute to break the scoreless score off the foot of Kimmi Moore. 10 minutes later, Wingate doubled its lead in the 32nd minute off a chip shot from Sophie Jendrzejczyk.
In the 37th minute, Brevard’s offense was able to push the ball into the attacking third; getting the ball to Shannon Bava who got the Tornados first shot of the match but it went wide left.
Brevard added to the pressure it put on Wingate at the end of the first half, with Anita Maryskova getting a shot on goal eight minutes after the intermission forcing a diving save from Alexis Jones. The defense also began finding its fitting, allowing only four shots in the opening 25 minutes of the second half.
The final goal of the contest came in the 78th minute, as Wingate’s Jendrzejczyk sent the bll down to Gabby Fleischli who gets the shot past springer.
The three goal difference ties the best Brevard outing verses Wingate.
Along with Maryskova and Bava, Sarah Fonger was able to get by the Bulldogs stingy defense for a shot attempt.
Brevard has little time to rest, as they return to action tomorrow, Oct. 13, when they host Erskine set to start at 1 p.m.
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