Score: Brevard 3, Berea 2 OT
Records: Brevard 2-8 (1-5 USAS), Berea 2-8 (0-5 USAS)
Maryville, TN – Berea College faced the Brevard College Tornados on Wednesday night in Maryville, Tennessee and suffered a tough loss as the Mountaineers fell 3-2 in overtime. Berea goalie Clay Sheaffer finished with 14 saves in the loss.
The Mountaineers got off to a quick start and struck first when senior Issac Domenech converted a penalty kick in the 10th minute of the match. However, Brevard answered with two straight goals of their own. Jose Vela scored the Tornado's first goal as he collected a rebound off of the goal and found the back of the net in the 22nd minute. Matheus Masukawa connected with the net off of a nice cross by Greg Sellers in the 36th minute to give the Tornado's a 2-1 lead going into the half.
Freshman Austin Duff came into the game and contributed big time for the Mountaineers. Duff's only shot on goal flew past the keeper in the 81st minute tying the game and forcing an overtime period.
In overtime, both teams only had one shot, but it was Brevard who was able to score. Bry'Kendrick Moore headed the ball in the goal in the 92nd minute to give the Tornado's a 3-2 lead and the eventual victory.
The Mountaineers seek their first conference win on Saturday as they travel to Greensboro, North Carolina to take on the Greensboro College Pride. The game will begin at 2:00 p.m.