BREVARD, N.C.- Brevard women's soccer went into halftime tied with the team with the best record in the USA South, but Piedmont pulled away in the second half for the 2-0 win.
The setback marks only the third time in the 2017 season Brevard was held without a goal on the match, despite recording more shots than Piedmont (13-10). Sarah Rhoades, Sydney Alencewicz, and Caroline David led the team with three shots each.
In the first half, Brevard dominated the shot differential (9-3), with five shots on goal. Piedmont goal keeper Emily Skelton recorded all five of those saves in the first half, before being replaced by Miranda McNalley in the second frame.
After a scoreless first half, Piedmont scored the first goal of the match in the 48th minute when Cassidy Reich drilled a shot from 25 yards out off an assist from Jazmin Penado.
In the 68th minute, Penado scored from inside the box off an assist from Reich to add another goal to the Lions' lead.
The Tornados return to action October 21st as they will go on the road to take on Berea.