Fieldhouse Weekender, 10.14.2018

WCU Chattanooga Tennessee Football
Asheville’s Mitchell Chancey (48) leads WCU and the Southern Conference in tackles  (photo – Chattanooga Athletics)


ASHEVILLE, N.C. (October 14, 2018)  College Football – The WCU Catamounts dropped a Southern Conference meeting with UT-Chattanooga on Saturday, 26-6. Mitchell Chancey, a graduate of Asheville’s Erwin High School, had 10 tackles for the Catamounts (3-3) in the game in a losing effort. Chancey now leads the team and the conference with 69 total tackles. Heading into Saturday’s game he was fifth in the nation in the category.

The Catamounts travel to face the SoCon’s Mercer (3-3) in Macon, Georgia this Saturday.

Furman made it two in a row with a convincing 34-14 win over #4 Wofford (4-2) yesterday. Quarterback Harris Roberts (pictured) threw for 235 yards and three touchdowns and added two more rushing scores for the Paladins. The game was the 93rd

meeting of the two teams and theFurman Football Harris Roberts Paladins now lead the series with a 54-32-7 all-time mark against the Terriers.

Furman (2-3) returns to the field next week at home to face conference rival Samford in Greenville. The Bulldogs (3-4) are hitting their stride offensively this season, scoring 66 and 73 points on consecutive weekends of SoCon play, including a 73-22 win over VMI on Saturday.  (photo – Furman Athletics)

Caroline David Brevard College Soccer
Brevard College’s Caroline David (photo – Brevard Athletics)

College Soccer – The Brevard College women’s soccer team made it two wins in as many days as they defeated LaGrange (Ga.) 2-0 on Friday and Huntingdon (Ala.) by the same score on Saturday. 

In the first game, the area’s leading scorer Ashley Hughes found the back of the net twice and now has 13 goals and 28 points on the season. The Tornados continue to pace WNC in wins and moved to 9-5 on the year with three games remaining in their 2018 campaign. Last year Brevard finished 11-6-1.

The UNC Asheville women’s soccer team captured its second win of the year on Saturday on a goal from senior Kyra Kandel. The score came in double overtime and gave the Bulldogs (2-6-4) the 1-0 victory over visiting Hampton (1-9-1) of the Big South.

Cross Country – UNCA’s freshman standout Clara Wincheski finished sixth overall at East Carolina’s Pirate Invitational on Friday. With the effort, Wincheski helped the Bulldogs to a fifth-place finish in the nine-team field. 

Check back later this week for national running and area football, cross country, and soccer updates. Check Asheville-area newsstands this month for the  full-color print version of Fieldhouse.


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