|Falcons Lose to Saints|
|Friday, 29 February 2008|
|GAFFNEY , S.C. – The Pfeiffer women's basketball team ended the 2007-08 regular season with an 80-58 loss to Limestone on Friday night. The Saints improved to 16-14 overall, 11-9 in the league, while the Falcons dropped to 10-17, 7-13 in Conference Carolinas’ play. |
For Pfeiffer, Devona Knight ( Woodbridge , Va. ) and Domonique China ( Durham , N.C. ) led the way with 11 points a piece. Ashelle Athill ( St. John’s Antigua ) put up 10 points, 3 assists, and 2 steals for the Falcons. Nicole Maready ( Mocksville , N.C. ) grabbed 7 rebounds.
After 3 lead changes and 4 ties, Limestone took the lead on an Addie Graves lay-up and would go on to lead by as many as 12 points in the first half. Limestone shot an amazing 75% from the floor in the first half to the Falcons 33%. Limestone shot 42.9% from beyond the arc as the Falcons only shot 7.14%. The Falcon defense forced 13 Saint turnovers, but it wasn’t enough as the Saints headed into the half with a 41-29 lead.
The Saints scored the first basket of the second half on a 3-pointer by Munoz, the Saints continued to push ahead, and after three back to back 3-pointers by Robinson, the Saints found themselves up by 26 points with just 9:34 left. The Falcons turned up the defensive pressure to cut the Saint lead to18 with 3:13 left, but the Saints would answer with another 9-5 run to take the win.
The Falcons will be in action again on Monday, in the first round of the Conference Carolinas tournament. Brackets will be determined following conference games on Saturday.