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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Monday, January 28, 2008
RESULTS VS. MT. OLIVE (2008-01-28 17:30:00)

Falcons Fall By 2
Monday, 28 January 2008
Misenheimer, NC----Pfeiffer women’s basketball team lost 78-76 to Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas action Monday night. Pfeiffer falls to 6-12 overall and 3-8 in the conference. Mount Olive is now 11-8 and 9-3.

Mount Olive jumped out early and started the game on a 12-0 run.

Pfeiffer fought back and and cut the lead to 8 at 16-8.

Ashelle Athill had two straight steals and lay-ups to spark a 17-0 Falcon run as Pfeiffer held the Trojans scoreless for nearly seven minutes and took a 25-19 advantage.

Octavia Trammell hit a three-pointer to give Pfeiffer a double digit lead at 42-32 with only 1:25 to go.

At halftime the Falcons led 45-36. All nine Falcon players scored in the first half. Pfeiffer outshot Mount Olive 51%-34% from the floor in the first half.

Pfeiffer continued their good play at the start of the second half. Shanee’ Purnell hit a three-pointer at the 16:34 mark to give Pfeiffer a 55-40 lead.

Mount Olive came back but a Purnell lay-up put the Falcon lead back up to ten, at 66-56, with 12:10 left.

Pfeiffer kept the lead around ten points for the next six minutes.

Mount Olive went on an 8-0 run but Octavia Trammell hit a lay-up to give Pfeiffer a 72-68 lead with 4:48 to go.

Mount Olive kept closing in and tied the game with 49 seconds left.

Lakeisha Moore hit a baseline jumper with three seconds left to give the Trojans a 78-76 lead.

A last second shot by Pfeiffer came up just short and the Trojans won the game 78-76.

Shanee' Purnell led Pfeiffer with 22 points and 6 rebounds. Lakeisha Moore led the Trojans with 30 points.

Pfeiffer will return to action Thursday when they host Limestone at 5:30 pm.

Pfeiffer - W vs Mount Olive - W DATE: 1/28/2008 TIME: 5:30:00 PM Eastern SITE: Home ATTENDANCE: 150 Pfeiffer - W min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 22 A Athill 26 2-3 0-0 2-4 1-1 2 2 5 1 6 20 D China 21 2-3 1-1 1-2 2-3 0 3 3 0 8 5 C Kennings 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 14 D Knight 21 1-2 1-3 0-0 1-3 0 3 5 3 5 25 N Maready 15 3-5 0-0 0-1 2-4 0 1 2 0 6 30 A Purnell 28 7-11 1-2 5-6 2-6 2 2 3 2 22 35 K Rutledge 18 0-2 1-1 2-3 0-2 2 1 0 0 5 33 K Smith 33 3-4 0-2 2-2 0-3 3 2 4 3 8 10 O Trammell 32 3-6 2-4 0-2 1-4 2 2 4 2 12 Team Totals 23-38 6-13 12-20 11-32 11 16 27 11 76 Percentages: FG 56.9%, 3FG 46.2%, FT 60% Blocked shots: 3 (A Athill, D Knight, A Purnell) Pts off turnovers: 28 2nd Chance pts: 10 Bench pts: 37 Pts in Paint: 22 Biggest lead: 15 (55-40) Team Off Reb: 2 Team Def Reb: 4 Deadball Reb: 0 Team Turnovers: 27 Mount Olive - W min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 14 K CORLEY 24 4-6 0-0 2-2 1-3 3 2 3 3 10 33 A JONES 29 5-10 0-0 2-6 8-14 2 1 3 0 12 32 S McGEE 15 0-1 1-3 0-1 0-0 1 3 1 2 3 23 B MILLER 8 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 1 0 30 L MONROE 33 10-11 2-4 4-7 0-2 0 4 9 5 30 22 H MOORE 27 5-15 0-0 1-1 2-7 1 5 3 1 11 20 J OAKS 15 1-2 0-0 2-2 2-4 0 2 2 2 4 10 T PRICHARD 28 0-1 1-4 0-0 1-1 0 3 3 1 3 25 B ROBICH 21 1-2 1-4 0-0 0-1 0 1 0 3 5 Team Totals 26-48 5-16 11-19 16-37 7 23 25 18 78 Percentages: FG 48.4%, 3FG 31.2%, FT 57.9% Blocked shots: 0 () Pts off turnovers: 28 2nd Chance pts: 19 Bench pts: 12 Pts in Paint: 30 Biggest lead: 12 (12-0) Team Off Reb: 2 Team Def Reb: 3 Deadball Reb: 3 Team Turnovers: 25 Score by Periods Per 1 Per 2 Per 3 Per 4 OT Total Pfeiffer - W 45 31 0 0 0 76 Mount Olive - W 36 42 0 0 0 78 Number of ties: 1 Number of lead changes: 2