Tornados Set For Rematches With Toccoa Falls & Bob Jones

Tornados Set For Rematches With Toccoa Falls & Bob Jones

Joseph Marvin: Assistant Sports Information Director 



BREVARD, N.C. - After a nine-day break, the Brevard College Women's Basketball team (2-1) faces a pair of familiar foes. BC will host Toccoa Falls College (2-6) on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. before clashing with Bob Jones University (2-6) on Thursday at 6 p.m. at Boshamer Gymnasium.

The Tornados opened their 2018-19 season on the road at NCCAA opponent Toccoa Falls College, winning in decisive fashion with an 89-43 victory. 

The 89-43 win set a new Brevard College NCAA-era record for widest margin of victory. The 46-point triumph supplanted the previous mark set last season against William Peace (33-point victory).

Brevard had five players score in double figures in the contest and enjoyed 43 points off the bench. 

The Tornados will look to avenge their only loss of the young season as they face Bob Jones University. The Bruins pulled away from Brevard late in the fourth quarter of their first meeting, defeating the Tornados 75-66.

Brevard and Bob Jones entered the fourth quarter tied, 56-56. However, the Bruins utilized a 15-6 scoring run to pull away from the Tornados.

The Tornados had four players score in double figures in the loss, including senior guard Annalee Bollinger who led the way with 16 points, including four 3-pointers. 

Bollinger currently ranks sixth in the USA South Conference, averaging 15.7 ppg on the young 2018-19 campaign. 

Shakirah Thompson (56.3%) and Taryn Ledford (50.0%) rank fourth and fifth in the conference respectively for 3-point percentage. 

Brevard as a team ranks second in the USA South in points per game (77.3). Brevard's 42% clip from long range (37-of-88) is the best in the USA South Conference. 

After the rematches with Toccoa Falls and Bob Jones, Brevard will host its first USA South contest of 2018-19, squaring off with Wesleyan (Ga.) on Saturday, December 1 at 2 p.m. at the Boshamer Gymnasium.