The Belmont Abbey men's soccer team suffered a 2-1 loss at Brevard this afternoon. Junior midfielder Declan McQuillan gave the Crusaders a 1-0 lead in the 52nd minute, but the Tornados scored two unanswered goals to secure the win. Brevard improves to 2-0-0, while the Abbey falls to 0-1-1.
After a scoreless first half in which the Tornados outshot the Abbey 7-3, McQuillan gave the Crusaders a 1-0 advantage in the 52nd minute with his first goal of the year.
The lead stood up for five minutes as Brevard quickly answered, as Robert Ferrer gathered a rebound off the right post and tapped in the score into an empty net to pull the Tornados level.
The match stayed even for the next 17 minutes until Brevard surged ahead on a Sergi Monso marker in the 74th minute.
Brevard outshot the Abbey 15-10 and attempted all three corner kicks in the match.