College Women’s Soccer Final: Brevard 2, Guilford 1

Posted by Press Release on September 5, 2018 at 8:52 am under College | 2 Comments to Read

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Ashley Hughes scored two goals from Caroline David as visiting Brevard College won at Guilford College, 2-1, on Tuesday.

The Tornados improved to 2-1 and the Quakers dropped to 0-2.

About 15 minutes into the match, lightning strikes forced the teams to leave the field. After 45 minutes while the storm passed, the teams returned to the field.

In the 22nd minute, David dished a pass to Hughes at the top of the 18-yard-box. She fired a hard shot past Aubrey Gunter for the goal. Brevard held a 1-0 lead at halftime.

At the 55:19 mark, the Brevard duo connected again. David knocked a long ball from midfield and Hughes beat Quaker goalkeeper Morgan Malinowski.

Guilford, however, responded in the 73rd minute. Kesley Reilly collected a loose ball from 40 yards out and lofted a shot which beat BC keeper Rebeccah Rojas, who was off her line. The Quakers put more pressure on the Tornados, but could not score again.

Brevard led in shots (9-6), but the Quakers had the edge in corner kicks (5-2).

BC’s Rojas made one save and earned the win. Gunter allowed one goal, grabbed one save and earned the defeat for the home team in the first half. Malikowski stopped two Tornado shots and allowed one goal in the second half.

The Quakers host Meredith College on Saturday (9/8) at 12 p.m.

  • SOCCER FAN said,

    2 local girls on the Brevard team.
    Freshman Emma White Northern Guilford.
    Megan Shina Southwest Guilford. Megan
    has had a very good career at Brevard.

  • Andy Durham said,

    I was at Guilford for this game and a pretty good crowd of Brevard Tornados fans on hand to watch the contest..

    Very humid evening and Bob Lowe on PA from the Guilford Athletics Department, with the 5-4-3-2-1 countdown to close the contest….

    Congrats to Brevard and to the local players for the job they are doing up in the mountains for the Brevard Tornados….

    Nice place to go to school/college, up in the mountains near Rosman and in Transylvania County I believe it is….