BC Drops Tight 2-1 Match on Senior Day

BC Drops Tight 2-1 Match on Senior Day

BREVARD, N.C. - The Brevard College Men's Soccer team (5-13-0) lost a tight 2-1 contest in its season-finale Saturday afternoon vs. Piedmont International (4-9-0).

The match was played on Senior Day at Ives-Lemel Field as three Tornado seniors - Brock Tuttle, Chris Efenecy and Bry'Kendrick Moore - were honored for their careers in a Brevard College uniform.

The Tornados jumped on the Bruins early as Tuttle, fittingly on senior day, came up with a beautiful assist for his teammate Alex Tenjhay who found the back of the net.  The goal which came in the eighth minute was the fourth on the season for Tenjhay while the assist was the third of the year for the senior Tuttle.

The score remained 1-0 in favor of the Tornados throughout the rest of the first half.  The Brevard defense was particularly stout in the first half as the Tornados allows just five total shots and one shot on goal in the opening stanza.

Brevard continued to shut out the Bruins for the first 33 minutes of the second half until PIU's Javier Chavez scored the equalizer an in the 79th minute. Chavez would then strike again, just five minutes later, with an unassisted goal in the 85th minute.

The Tornados pushed hard to try to get an equalizer of their own in the final minutes of the match. However, the Bruins were able to hold off BC down the stretch to secure the victory.

The tight match saw an even shot total with each team registering 16 shots.  However, Piedmont International out-shot the Tornados 11-5 in the decisive second half.