|Falcons Lose to Anderson|
|Tuesday, 25 September 2007|
|Misenheimer, NC---Pfeiffer lost to Anderson 3-1(17-30,30-28,30-20,30-20) in Conference Carolinas volleyball action Tuesday night. With the loss Pfeiffer falls to 10-7 overall and 4-3 in the conference. Anderson improves to 10-10 and 6-2. |
Game one started out close. At 8-7 for Pfeiffer there was a delay after the lights went out for ten minutes. The teams fought back and forth and Anderson grabbed a 14-13 lead. That was when the Falcons turned it up. A Lauren Spiotta block gave Pfeiffer a 15-14 advantage. The Falcons then used the great serving of Petra Ljubicic to build a 23-16 lead. Brittany Dickens had three kills down the stretch as Pfeiffer won game one 30-17.
Anderson took game two 30-28 to even the match at 1 all. It was a close game throughout as neither team led by more than four at any time. Anderson took the lead for good at 17-16 and Pfeifer never got too far behind but could never tie the score. Brittany Dickens and Lauren Spiotta each had three kills to keep the Falcons in the game.
Game three was won by Anderson 30-20. After a close start to the game the Trojans used a 6-0 run to build a 19-9 lead. The Falcons played hard but could not close the gap and lost the game 30-20.
Anderson jumped out to a quick 7-1 lead in game four. The Trojan stretched their lead to 17-7. Pfeiffer then went on a 6-0 run behind two kills by Spiotta to get back into the game. Anderson slowly built their lead back up and won game four 30-20 to take the match 3 games to 1.
Pfeiffer will next play Saturday when they host Barton at 2:00 pm.