Joseph Marvin: Assistant Sports Information Director
BREVARD, N.C. - Both the 2018-19 Men's & Women's Basketball teams of Brevard College hit the road for their season-opening games against Toccoa Falls College in Toccoa, Ga. on Friday, Nov. 9. The women's team will tip-off first at 6 p.m., while the men's team is scheduled to begin play at 8 p.m.
The men's team recently competed in an exhibition game in Orangeburg, S.C. against NCAA DI member institution South Carolina State.
The exhibition was the first of two that the men's team will play in 2018-19, as they will visit Boiling Springs, N.C. for a mid-December clash with Gardner-Webb on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 4:30 p.m.
Brevard returns its third-leading scorer from 2017-18, Levi Lamb. The junior from Atlanta, Ga. averaged 11.9 ppg, shooting 44.3% on the year.
Sophomore forward Cannon Lamb led the BC offense on Tuesday against S.C. State, posting 10 points on 5-10 shooting (50%).
The women's team looks to build off of a promising 2017-18 campaign. Brevard finished with a 12-13 record, which set the record for most wins in BC program history.
BC returns its leading scorer from 2017-18 in senior Annalee Bollinger. Bollinger tallied a team-high 15 ppg, shooting 33.3% from the field alongside 30.4% from the three-point line. Bollinger also racked up a team-high 89.7% free throw percentage.
Sophomore Destiny Williams returns as well. Along with Bollinger, Williams led the 2017-18 squad starting 22 games. She tallied a team-high 48 steals and 12 blocks last season alongside averaging 8.6 ppg and 5.1 rpg.
Also returning for Brevard is sophomore guard Ty'She Washington. Washington played in 23 games last season, tallying 9 ppg alongside 4.5 rpg (second on the team) and 2 assists per game (second on the team).
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