|Falcons Swept by Trojans|
|Sunday, 09 March 2008|
|Misenheimer, NC---Pfeiffer lost a baseball double-header to nationally top-ranked Mount Olive by scores of 2-0 and 7-3 on Sunday afternoon. The Falcons fall to 13-13 overall and 4-7 in the conference. Mount Olive is now 22-1 and 8-0. |
Mount Olive hit a solo home run in the first to take a quick 1-0 lead.
Pfeiffer almost tied the game in the second but Shawn Coke was thrown out trying to score on a Tyler Smith double.
The Trojans doubled their lead in the fifth.
Pfeiffer had two runners on in the fourth and sixth but could not score and the Trojans held on for a 2-0 win.
Jonathan McDaniel took the loss fo the Falcons. McDaniel pitched a complete game for Pfeiffer striking out nine while giving up only two runs.
In game two the Trojans again took a 1-0 lead on a home run in the second.
Shawn Coke hit a solo home run to tie the game in the botom of the second.
Mount Olive scored three runs in fourth and sixth to take a 7-1 lead.
Josh Strickland doubled in two in the bottom of the seventh but it wasn't enough as the Falcons lost 7-3.
Ben Beard took the loss for Pfeiffer giving up six earned runs in 5 and 1/3 innings.
The teams will play a single game Monday at 1:00 pm.