2018-19 Women's Lacrosse News

  • 91 Brevard College Student-Athletes Named USA South Academic All-Conference
    June 14, 2019
    The USA South Conference on Friday morning released its annual USA South Academic All-Conference list, selecting 91 Brevard College student-athletes as Academic All-Conference selections. Additionally, 18 student-athletes collected “With Distinction” Academic All-Conference honors, accruing at least a 3.9 grade point average in both the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Katherine Collins Earns Spot on USA South Women’s Lacrosse All-Sportsmanship Team
    April 24, 2019
    The USA South Conference on Wednesday morning announced its 2019 Women’s Lacrosse postseason honors, selecting Brevard College freshman goalkeeper Katherine Collins as BC’s representative on the USA South All-Sportsmanship team.  Collins, a freshman from Marietta, Ga., started all 16 matches for the Tornados in 2019, tallying 107 saves in 960 minutes played. 
  • Cougars Cruise Past Tornados in Season-Finale
    April 19, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team (6-10, 3-8 USAS) fell to the Averett University Cougars (13-4, 9-2 USAS) by a final of 22-3 on Friday morning in Danville, Virginia.  The Cougars took control early and never looked back, leading the contest from beginning to end. Averett scored 16 unanswered goals in the first half before outscoring Brevard 6-3 in the second half.  As a team, Brevard snagged eight ground balls while controlling six draw controls. Seniors Jezika Gunter and Hunter Denney each scored goals to conclude their careers with the Tornados. Gunter scored twice for Brevard, while Denney added one goal. 
  • Women’s Lacrosse Honors Three Seniors in Home-Finale against William Peace
    April 18, 2019
    Senior student-athletes Hunter Denney, Jezika Gunter, and Kaylee McRae were honored before the Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team (6-9, 3-7 USAS) took on the William Peace Pacers (9-5, 7-5 USAS) in Brevard’s final home contest of 2019 on Thursday evening at Ives-Lemel Family Field. The Pacers used a big first half to pull away from the Tornados, 17-6, for the USA South victory.  Micaiah Vacchiano, Brevard’s leading scorer in 2019, added four goals to her season total on Thursday evening. Hannah Scharf, along with Denney, added a goal each for BC. 
  • USA South Leading Meredith Tops Tornados 
    April 13, 2019
    The Brevard College Women's Lacrosse team (6-8, 3-6 USAS) dropped a contest to USA South Conference-leading Meredith College (13-4, 9-0 USAS) on Saturday at Ives-Lemel Family Field. The Tornados scored two goals against the formidable Avenging Angels, as Micaiah Vacchiano and Hannah Scharf each found the back of the net. Vacchiano scored just six minutes into the game on an unassisted strike to put the Tornados on the board. It marked the team-best 35th goal and 38th point of the season for the junior from Sebastian, Florida.
  • Brevard Drops USA South Contest to Methodist 
    April 06, 2019
    The Brevard College Women's Lacrosse team (6-7, 3-5 USAS) fell 17-3 to USA South opponent Methodist (3-7, 2-5 USAS) on Saturday evening at Ives-Lemel Family Field. The Tornados scored three goals with Jezika Gunter, Micaiah Vacchiano and Hunter Denney each finding the back of the net.  BC goalkeeper Katherine Collins registered nine saves.
  • Battling Bishops Sink Tornados with Late Scoring Run
    March 31, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team (6-6, 3-4 USAS) dropped a close match late to the N.C. Wesleyan Battling Bishops (1-10, 1-4 USAS) by a final score of 11-8 on Sunday afternoon in Rocky Mount, N.C. The Battling Bishops scored six-straight goals in the second half to ultimately down the Tornados in the USA South Conference contest.
  • Pride Pull Away Late to Down Tornados Women’s Lacrosse 
    March 30, 2019
    he Greensboro Pride (3-6, 3-3 USAS) used four-straight goals in the last eleven minutes of regulation to claim a 12-9 USA South Conference victory over the Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse Team (6-5, 3-3 USAS) on Saturday afternoon.  Micaiah Vacchiano and Nicole O’Connor each recorded three goals apiece. O’Connor’s three-goal performance marked a new career-high for the junior defender. Hunter Denney added two goals and an assist, while Hannah Scharf scored one goal for the Tornados. 
  • Piedmont’s Big Second Half Downs Brevard in Conference Battle
    March 27, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse Team (6-4, 3-2 USAS) fell by a final score of 15-5 to USA South foe Piedmont College (5-5, 4-1 USAS) on Wednesday evening in at the Walker Athletic Complex in Demorest, Georgia. Micaiah Vacchiano, BC’s leading goal-scorer in 2019, led the way for the Tornados with four goals. Jezika Gunter added a goal, while Hannah Scharf, Hunter Denney, and Cameron Ranslow posted assists in the contest. 
  • USA South Picks Katherine Collins as Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
    March 18, 2019
    Brevard College Women’s Lacrosse freshman Katherine Collins has been selected as the USA South Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Tornados to an undefeated 2-0 weekend on the road at USA South competition. The Marietta, Georgia freshman goalkeeper collected two wins over USA South opposition last week by collecting 16 saves and eight ground balls. In a 10-8 win over LaGrange, Collins totaled seven saves and one ground ball. In a 7-6 victory over Huntingdon, Collins stopped nine shots and grabbed seven ground balls.
  • Brevard Holds off Huntingdon for Third-Straight Victory
    March 17, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team (6-3, 3-1 USAS) picked up its third-straight USA South Conference victory with a tight, 7-6 final at Huntingdon College (1-7, 0-4 USAS) on Sunday afternoon. Senior midfielder Hunter Denney tallied three goals alongside Micaiah Vacchiano, who tallied a pair. Freshman Hannah Scharf added a goal and an assist, while Jezika Gunter scored one goal.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Withstands Late LaGrange Rally to Earn Conference Triumph, 10-8
    March 16, 2019
    Micaiah Vacchiano tallied a game-high five goals as the Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team (5-3, 2-1 USAS) picked up its second USA South Conference victory with a 10-8 victory at LaGrange College (0-3, 0-3 USAS) on Saturday afternoon. 
  • Women’s Lacrosse Holds Off Salem for First Conference Victory
    March 10, 2019
    Jezika Gunter and Hunter Denney each tallied hat tricks, while Micaiah Vacchiano added two goals as the Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse Team (4-3, 1-1 USAS) earned its first USA South Conference victory, 10-5, over the Salem College Spirits (1-5, 0-3 USAS) at Ives-Leme Family Field on Sunday afternoon.
  • Pfeiffer Takes Conference-Opener from Brevard, 16-4
    March 09, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse Team (3-3, 0-1 USAS) opened its 2019 USA South Conference slate at Ives-Lemel Field on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Pfeiffer Falcons (2-0, 1-0 USAS) by a final score of 16-4.  Pfeiffer earned its second win of the season, while Brevard dropped its third-straight contest.
  • Second-Half Surge Pushes Davis & Elkins Past Brevard
    March 05, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados (3-2) returned home for the first time since February 9, falling to NCAA Division II opponent Davis & Elkins (2-1) in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at Ives-Lemel Field by a final of 16-8.
  • Nationally-Ranked Reinhardt Blanks Brevard in Georgia
    February 27, 2019
    The Reinhardt Eagles (3-1), who are the seventh-ranked NAIA Women’s Lacrosse team, defeated the Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team (3-1) by a final of 20-0 on Wednesday evening.
  • Hannah Scharf Tabbed USA South Women’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
    February 25, 2019
    Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse freshman Hannah Scharf has been selected as the USA South Conference Women’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Week. The distinction marks BC Women’s Lacrosse’s first Athlete of the Week honor by the USA South.
  • Brevard Women’s Lacrosse Improves to 3-0 With Gritty 6-4 Win Over Randolph
    February 23, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse Team (3-0) continued its program-best start to the 2019 campaign with a well-deserved 6-4 victory in non-conference play against Randolph College (0-1) on Saturday afternoon in Lynchburg, Va. 
  • Women’s Lacrosse Takes 18-1 Victory in Montreat 
    February 19, 2019
    Michaiah Vacchiano dazzled with a career-high eight goals in her 2019 debut as the Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team (2-0) dominated on the road against Montreat College (1-1), winning 18-1 on Tuesday evening.
  • Big Win for Tornados in Season-Opener 
    February 09, 2019
    The Brevard College Women's Lacrosse team (1-0) won its season opener in impressive fashion with a 14-5 victory over visiting Brenau (0-1) on Saturday afternoon at Ives-Level Family Field.
  • Women’s Lacrosse Picked Seventh in the USA South Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    February 06, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team, led by fourth-year Head Coach Kristin Rosato and second-year Assistant Coach Tempestt Smith, were selected to finish seventh in the USA South on Wednesday afternoon after garnering 60 points in the poll.
  •  Women’s Lacrosse Announces 2019 Schedule
    January 03, 2019
    The Brevard College Tornados Women’s Lacrosse team has announced its 2019 schedule which features seven home matches (including one exhibition) within the friendly confines of Ives-Lemel Field.
  • An Exceptional Fall of Community Service for Brevard College Women’s Lacrosse
    November 30, 2018
    The Brevard College Women’s Lacrosse team has been exceptional this Fall serving the community, amassing over 110 hours of community service since the start of the academic year.