In their final home game before students return home for Christmas break, the Eagles hosted Montreat College on December 5. The Eagles were overwhelmed by the Cavaliers defensive trap. The home team struggled on the offensive end in the first half, and trailed 39-26 at the half. TFC regrouped in the locker room, and were able to penetrate through Montreat’s trap in the second half. The Eagles outscored Montreat 35-33 in the second half, but were unable to overcome their first half struggles and fell 61 – 72. The Eagles were led by sophomore Derek Westfall’s 16 points. Freshman Carlos Hamlett added 15 points.