Tornados Set to Take on Agnes Scott

Tornados Set to Take on Agnes Scott

BREVARD, N.C.- Riding a four-game winning streak, the Brevard women's basketball team will travel to Decatur, Ga., to take on Agnes Scott on Saturday afternoon.

The Tornados (8-5) have hit their stride over the past month, winning six of their last seven games, with their only loss coming at the hands of Division I foe Western Carolina on Dec. 31, 2017. In those six wins, Brevard has won with suffocating defense, limiting their opponents to 51.2 points per game.

In Brevard's last game against Wesleyan (Jan. 13), Brevard led by as many as 25 points while forcing 22 turnovers and limited the Wolves to 23.7% shooting from the floor in the 72-47 victory in Boshamer Gymnasium. Annalee Bollinger and Destiny Williams led the scoring for the Tornados on that afternoon, scoring 16 points each.

On the season, Bollinger leads the team with 14.4 points per game and 3.5 assists per game. Freshman Ty'She Washington is second on the team in scoring, tallying 10.0 points per contest.

This will be the second time Brevard will take on Agnes Scott this month, as the Tornados topped the Scotties 57-43 back on Jan. 6. The Tornado defense limited the Scotties to 27.1% from the floor, while forcing 30 turnovers. Brevard also recorded their highest assist total of the season in that win, dishing out 20 assists on the afternoon.

Agnes Scott (2-14) heads into the game on a two-game losing streak, with their most recent win coming against Wesleyan on Jan. 9. Sophomore Garis Grant continues to play at a high level for the Scotties, as she remains one of four players in the USA South Conference to average a double-double on the season (15.6 ppg, 10.6 rpg).

Tipoff from the Woodruff Athletic Center is set for 2 p.m.