Brevard, N.C. – The Brevard College football team started their 2008 season at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, as the Tornados hit the practice fields for the first time as the student-athletes participated in a series of drills, tests and a number of walk-thru sessions in preparation for the 2008 season opener.
Brevard opens its first season as full NCAA Division II and South Atlantic Conference members on Saturday, August 30, at 6 p.m. ET at home versus UNC Pembroke.
The Tornados welcomed over the football student-athletes to campus on Wednesday and after a day of introductions, forms, meetings and pre-camp physicals, the team got to work early Thursday morning, knocking out running tests and conditioning drills all before mid-day.
After meetings in the early afternoon, the Tornados hit the field running beginning practice with position stretching at 3:15 p.m. and wrapping up day one approximately at 6 p.m.