College roundup: Yoder has record-setting day for Brevard in loss at Methodist

Brevard College junior Mitchell Yoder had quite a Saturday afternoon.

The former Polk County standout rushed for 220 yards, the most by a Tornado in the Division III era and the fourth-most in single-game program history, in Brevard’s 31-27 loss to to the Methodist Monarchs in Fayetteville.

Yoder racked up his yardage on 14 carries, including a 97-yard touchdown rush that is the longest play from scrimmage and longest rush in BC football history. The junior also found the end zone twice to help lead the Tornado offensive attack.

Yoder has rushed for 535 yards and six touchdowns this season.

MIT WOMEN’S SOCCER: Junior Reese Alley has appeared in 13 games this season for MIT, which currently boasts a 17-1-1 record.

Alley played a season-high 63 minutes in a September win over Tufts.

Off the field, Alley is majoring in Brain and Cognitive Science with a minor in biomedical engineering.

SALEM COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER: Caelan Gaul started 12 games this season for the Spirits, scoring one goal and notching two assists.

Gaul appeared in a total of 15 games for Salem, which finished its season with a 7-10-1 record.

Gaul scored her goal in a September win over Agnes Scott.

Former Polk County standout Carson Marshall concluded his college soccer career at Millsaps College on Saturday

MILLSAPS COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER: Carson Marshall wrapped up his college career on Saturday in Millsaps’ 7-0 loss to Oglethorpe.

Marshall started 11 games this season and appeared in two others for the Majors, who finished with a 2-13-1 record.

In his three seasons with the program, Marshall started 19 games and appeared in a total of 30 matches.

EMORY & HENRY EQUESTRIAN: Emma Gurley earned an Intermediate Fences win as The Intermont Equestrian at Emory & Henry College IHSA Team got the 2021-22 season started in late September with a convincing win at High Point University.

MONTREAT COLLEGE CROSS COUNTRY: Caleb Potter had his best showing of the fall season on Oct. 7, finishing 7th in the Royals XC Challenge at McAlpine Park in Charlotte.

Potter posted a time of 25:57.9 in the 8K race.

Potter posted a time of 27:40.1 in the NAIA Southern States Challenge on Oct. 23 at USC Beaufort in Bluffton, S.C.

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