SALISBURY, N.C.- Brevard College men’s lacrosse (2-3, 0-1 SAC) faced off in their first South Atlantic Conference game losing 17-6 while visiting Catawba College (1-3, 1-0 SAC) on March 1st at Shuford Stadium.
Stepping into the second quarter, Brevard trailed Catawba by one goal but BC’s Alsharif Blackman quickly found the back of the net after winning the faceoff against Indians Tyler Ulrich. Ryan Taylor grabbed the groundball and passed it back up to Blackman for the quickly executed goal, tying the game 3-3 at the 14:29 mark.
Catawba kept control of the game gaining their largest lead in the fourth quarter when they posted six goals. The Indians John Scheich contributed two of his five goals during the last quarter.
Blair Alexandersen skipped in the first goal of the game during the 9:33 mark of the first quarter after Blackman picked up a groundball from Mathew Dropuljic’s deflected shot. Alsharif Blackman led the Tornados with three goals and one assist while Brevard’s Mathew Dropuljic added two goals.
Andrew Reilly saved 21 of the 56 shots he was faced with while in goal for the Tornados. This is a new season high for the Delmar, N.Y. native.
Brevard will face the Crusaders of Belmont Abbey on March 5th at 3:30 p.m.