WINGATE, N.C.- The Brevard College men’s soccer team only managed three shots while suffering a 3-0 loss to Wingate in a South Atlantic Conference match Friday night in Wingate, N.C.
The Tornados fell to 3-8, 1-5 SAC and drop to 0-6 on the road while the Bulldogs improved to 8-3, 5-2 SAC and remain in second place in the conference standings.
The first half resulted in a stale mate as neither team could muster much offensively.
In the 70th minute, Wingate’s Shaun Gadsby broke the scoreless tie when he chipped a shot over BC goalkeeper Heath Turner after receiving a redirected pass from Charlie Machell. Machell gathered the ball at the top of the box from Victor Tozelli.
The Bulldogs didn’t waste any time while the struck again 80 seconds later when Pedro Figuiera buried a shot in the back of the night while Gadsby collected an assist.
Wingate delivered the knockout blow in the 82nd minute when Peron Da Silva found the corner of the net following a pair of passes of the feet of Machell and Figuiera to make it a 3-0 match.
Despite allowing three goals, Turner racked up eight saves while Wingate’s netminder Sanjit Kang managed only two. The Bulldogs paced the game offensively while they accumulated 21 shots compared to BC’s three. Ryan McPhillips, Alec Goettl and Adam Martin each recorded a shot. Figuiera paced the Bulldogs with four shots while Da Silva had four.
The Tornados will step out of conference when they travel to Pfeiffer Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Misenheimer, N.C.
Brevard College 3-8 (1-5 SAC) vs. Wingate 8-3 (5-2 SAC)
Date: Oct 11, 2013 Attendance: 124
Goals by period 1
Brevard College..... 0 0 - 0
Wingate............. 0 3 - 3
1. 70:23 WU Shaun Gadsby (4) (Charlie Machell;Victor Tozelli) - Lead pass into box, re-directed by Machell, chipped over keeper
2. 71:43 WU Pedro Figuiera (3) (Shaun Gadsby) - Cross from top of box, beat keeper in corner
3. 82:34 WU Peron Da Silva (7) (Charlie Machell;Pedro Figuiera) - Cross from Figuiera, touch by Machell, lined into corner
Shots: Brevard College 3, Wingate 21
Saves: Brevard College 8 (Heath Turner 8), Wingate 2 (Sanjit Kang 2)