Fieldhouse Report, 11.15.2018

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Montreat defeated Point in triple overtime on Wednesday night (photo – T. Flynn)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (November 15, 2018) – College Basketball – On Wednesday night, the Montreat Cavaliers’ women’s basketball team made an early case for being one of the area’s most improved teams when they defeated Point University (Ga.), 88-81, in Montreat. In two games last season, Point (2-3) defeated the Cavs (2-3) by a combined 49 points in sweeping both.

See this upcoming week’s Black Mountain News for more pictures from the game and a preview of Montreat’s 2018-2019 season under second-year head coach, Tim Lewis.

A quick wrap-up of all area basketball teams and their records to date includes:

MEN’S – NCAA DIFurman (3-0), UNCA (1-1), WCU (0-3) College/University: Montreat (NAIA) (4-0), Lees-McRae (NCAA DII) (0-3), Mars Hill (NCAA DII) (1-2), Brevard (NCAA DIII) (1-1)

WOMEN’S NCAA DI: Furman (0-2), UNCA (0-2), WCU (1-3) College/University: Brevard (NCAA DIII) (1-0), Montreat (NAIA) (2-3), Lees-McRae (NCAA DII) (0-2), Mars Hill (NCAA DII) (0-2) 

College Soccer – Western North Carolina’s college soccer season ended when the Brevard Tornados dropped a 4-0 road decision to McDaniel in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tournament last Saturday.

The Tornados ended their season with an 11-8 record and the region’s two leading scorers in Ashley Hughes (41 points) and Megan Shina (32). Hughes also led the region with 19 goals.

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UNCA Captured the ITA Fall National Championship on Sunday in men’s doubles (photo – UNCA)

College Tennis  UNCA captured the fall ITA National Championship when doubles partners Henry Patten and Oli Norton defeated Texas Tech on November 11 for the crown.

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