Tornados Win First Ever Home Lacrosse Game

BREVARD, N.C.- The Brevard College men’s lacrosse team made history on Saturday afternoon by defeating the  Lees-McRae Bobcats 11-4 in the first ever lacrosse game on the campus of Brevard College.

The Tornados (1-1) scored six unanswered goals over the final two quarters to hold off the Bobcats (0-1), who made it a one-score game at the 12:15 mark in the 3rd quarter before the run by BC put the game away.

Freshman Alsharif Blackman led the Tornados with four goals and a pair of assists while teammates Blair Alexandersen placed in a hat trick and an assist. Andrew Bonnie added two goals and distributed three assists for the Tornados.

Lees-McRae’s Kyle Judge got the Bobcats on the board with the game’s first goal less than three minutes into the action before Alexandersen tied the game at one apiece at the 10:06 mark.

The game was tied at 2-2 and later 3-3 before BC scored two straight to take a 5-3 lead into halftime, thanks to goals from Bonnie and then Blackman. 

BC goalie Andrew Reilly collected 12 saves on the afternoon, and kept the Bobcats out of the net for the final 27:15 of action.

Brevard continues their three-game home stand against Mercy College on February 15th at 3 p.m.

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