|Falcons Rally on Senior Night|
|Tuesday, 30 October 2007|
|Misenheimer, NC---On senior night, the Pfeiffer (19-11, 12-7) volleyball team rallied from a 2-0 defecit to defeat conference leading Limestone(17-15, 15-4) by a score of 3-2 (19-30,23-30,30-28,30-25,15-13). Before the match four seniors, Nicole Cummings (Sanford, NC), Charlotte McKenzie (Asheboro, NC), Samantha Oldham (West End, NC) and Jenna Parnell (Mt. Pleasant, NC), were honored for their contribution to the Pfeiffer volleyball program. |
Limestone grabbed an early 9-3 lead in game one. A Petra Ljubicic kill sparked a brief Falcon comeback before the Saints’ lead grew to 26-12. A 3-0 run got the Falcons within 11 but that was s close as they could get and lost 30-19.
The Saints took a 5-0 lead in game two. The Falcons fought back and after a Brittany Dickens service ace found themselves within one at 14-13. Pfeiffer hung tough but in the end fell in game two by a score of 30-23.
Pfeiffer won a tight game three 30-28. The game went back and forth early on until a 3-0 run gave Pfeiffer a 15-12 advantage. The Saints came back and took a 20-17 lead. However, a Lauren Spiotta kill sparked a 6-1 Falcons run that gave Pfeiffer a lead at 23-21. Down 25-27 the Falcons went on a 5-1 to end the game.
Game four started out tight and Limestone finally got a 15-13 lead. Two blocks by Brittany Dickens led a 4-0 run to give Pfeiffer the lead. Pfeiffer kept up their excellent play and pulled out game four on a Dicken's kill by a scoe of 30-25.
Pfeiffer raced to an 8-3 lead in game five but the Saints came back with a 6-0 run to take the lead. The teams fought back and forth until Limestone led 13-12. The Falcons wouldn't be denied though and when Dickens hit a beautiful spike to the corner Pfeiffer had won 15-13.
Pfeiffer travels to Belmont-Abbey for a 6:30 pm game on Friday. This is the last regular season game for the Falcons.