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W. BASKETBALL

Results vs. Queens Univ. of Charlotte (2009-02-12 00:00:00)

Misenheimer, NC – The Pfeiffer University women’s basketball team pulled out a huge win against Conference Carolinas rivals Queens University of Charlotte on Thursday night in Merner gymnasium. After going into the locker room at half time tied 31-31, the Falcons gained the lead and managed to hold the Royals at bay until the final horn sounded. Pfeiffer prevailed by one point with a final score of 79-78.
The Falcon women came out strong and took the lead in the first 15 seconds of the game. Pfeiffer kept that lead until Queens managed to tie the score at 16-16 with 8:40 left in the half with two free throws made by Shakaria Hamlin (Hartsville, SC). Four minutes later the Falcons regained the lead with a three-point shot made by Jamila Harris (Danville, VA). The teams battled back and forth breaking through another tie at 24-24 with 3:31 left. After trading a couple field goals and free throws, the period ended at 31-31.
Pfeiffer led for approximately 10 minutes of the second half leading by no more than seven points at any time. By the 7:00 mark Queens battled back and took the lead going up 61-62 off of a free throw made by Erin Goldner (Matthews, NC). Goldner went 11-for-14 at the charity stripe during the game.
Pfeiffer and Queens made it their business to trade twos and free throws throughout the rest of the game. The lead changed hands eight times in the final seven minutes. In the last minute of the game with Pfeiffer up 79-77 the Royals tried to tie the game up three times with a field goal, but were unable to do so. They earned one more point when Shakendra Hicks (Rock Hill, SC) was fouled and she sank only one of her two free throw attempts. Down by one with one second left, Marissa Hudley (Charlotte, NC) attempted to shoot through heavy defense, but was unable to connect. Pfeiffer celebrated a 79-78 victory when the buzzer sounded.
In a game that saw 16 lead changes and eight ties, the Falcons shot 44.3 percent from the field and 29.4 percent from the arc, which edged out the Royals who shot 41.5 percent from the field and 28.6 percent from three point range. Pfeiffer was also better at the line shooting 74.1 percent, as compared to Queens’ 65.7 percent. Pfeiffer won the rebounding battled 42-39.
Shanee Purnell (Woodbridge, VA) and Nicole Maready (Advance, NC) lead Pfeiffer with 17 points each. Maready brought down seven rebounds and Purnell tallied five. Both women had two assists. Also ending the night in double digits was Harris, who added 14 and had five rebounds.
Hudley led all scorers with 20 points. She also totaled five rebounds and two blocked shots. Goldner added 17 points for the Royals. She was just shy of a double-double with nine rebounds. Alison Williams (Rougemont, NC) contributed 12 points and three rebounds.
The Falcons earned their fifth win of the season to improve to 5-17 overall and 4-12 in conference play. The Royals drop to 11-11 overall and 10-7 in the conference. The Falcons return to the court on Saturday evening when they host Cobras of Coker College. Tipoff is at 5:30 PM.Pfeiffer Athletics Basketball - Game Box Score Pfeiffer University Falcons vs. Queens University of Charlotte Queens Date: 02/12/2009 Time: 5:30 PM Site: Misenheimer, NC Attendance: Unknown Visitors: Queens University of Charlotte Queens ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST MIN 10 Shakaria Hamilin G 2/8 0/0 4/4 8 0 4 4 1 2 1 0 1 21:41 11 * Cecilia Tchangoue G 2/3 0/0 3/6 7 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 3 29:50 12 Ashley McGuirt G 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5:49 20 Jessica Lewis G 1/2 1/2 0/0 3 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 10:10 22 * Erin Goldner G 3/8 0/1 11/14 17 3 6 9 2 1 4 0 2 29:55 23 Shakendra Hicks G 4/9 0/0 1/2 9 4 6 10 4 1 1 3 1 24:22 25 Brea Coffey F 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 32 Markeisha Hicks F 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 33 * Alison Williams F 5/8 0/0 2/2 12 2 1 3 4 0 0 2 1 20:12 34 Jacquia Winstead G/F 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 42 * Marissa Hudley F 9/21 1/3 1/4 20 3 2 5 2 0 2 2 1 37:20 44 * Jazmine Edmonds F 1/5 0/0 0/2 2 0 2 2 3 0 2 0 2 20:41 Team 2 0 2 Totals 27/65 2/7 22/34 78 14 25 39 20 5 12 7 12 200 Total FG 1st Half 11/34 32.4% 2nd Half 16/31 51.6% Game 27/65 41.5% 3 PT FG 1st Half 2/6 33.3% 2nd Half 0/1 0.00% Game 2/7 28.6% Free Throws 1st Half 7/10 70.0% 2nd Half 15/24 62.5% Game 22/34 64.7% Home: Pfeiffer University Falcons ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST MIN 5 * Shelley Reese G 2/5 1/2 1/2 6 1 2 3 2 1 2 0 0 21:44 10 * Jessica Walter G 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4:38 14 * Devona Knight G/F 3/5 0/1 3/4 9 1 8 9 4 2 3 0 0 35:59 20 Domonique China G 3/7 0/1 2/2 8 0 2 2 1 2 1 0 1 29:01 21 Carly Booth F 1/3 0/0 0/0 2 0 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 16:24 22 Jamila Harris G/F 5/11 2/2 2/4 14 0 5 5 4 0 2 1 3 31:54 24 Kelly Mathis G/F 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 25 * Nicole Maready F 6/13 0/1 5/6 17 5 2 7 2 2 4 0 0 23:49 30 * Allegra Shanee Purnell F 5/13 2/9 5/7 17 0 5 5 3 2 5 0 1 26:43 35 Amanda Huffaker C 2/3 0/0 2/2 6 1 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 9:48 Team 3 3 6 Totals 27/61 5/17 20/27 79 11 31 42 21 10 20 2 5 200 Total FG 1st Half 11/29 37.9% 2nd Half 16/32 50.0% Game 27/61 44.3% 3 PT FG 1st Half 3/9 33.3% 2nd Half 2/8 25.0% Game 5/17 29.4% Free Throws 1st Half 6/7 85.7% 2nd Half 14/20 70.0% Game 20/27 74.1% CC Pfe CC Pfe CC Pfe Free Throw Pts 22 20 3Pt Points 6 15 Pts/Possession 0.98 0.96 Pts off Turnovers 12 17 2nd Chance Points 7 15 Pts off Bench 20 30 Total Rebounds 39 42 Team Rebounds 2 6 Dead Ball Reb 5 5 Off Rebound % 31.1 30.6 Def Rebound % 69.4 68.9 Total Rebound % 48.1 51.9 3Pt Efficiency -0.2 -3.9 Def. Stops 45 43 Pts/Shot 0.95 1.07 Technical Fouls CC S Hicks Pfe None Officials Unknown, , 1st Half 2nd Half OT 1 OT 2 OT 3 OT 4 Total Queens University of Charlotte Queens 31 47 0 0 0 0 78 Pfeiffer University Falcons 31 48 0 0 0 0 79 Largest Lead Pfe 59 CC 52 (7 pts) Lead Changes 16 Number of Ties 8 Comments: None CyberSports for Basketball - http://www.cybersportsUSA.com
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