Fieldhouse Report, 11.15.2018

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.

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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