|Pfeiffer Falls to Catawba|
|Tuesday, 05 February 2008|
|Misenheimer, NC---Pfeiffer lost to Catawba 7-3 in non-conference baseball action Tuesday afternoon. It was the Falcons first loss of the season as they opened the year with a three game sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne. |
Catawba got two runs in the second on four singles and a fielder's choice to take a 2-0 lead.
Pfeiffer responded with three runs in the fourth. With two outs Zack Pou hit a solo home run to cut the lead to 2-1. Ethan Marsh, Tyler Smith and Ryan Brown then hit three straight singles and along with an error plated the Falcons two more runs and gave Pfeiffer the lead at 3-2.
Pfeiffer starter Zack Strickland gave up two runs in five innings and left with the lead. However, the Falcon bullpen gave up four runs in the eighth and one in the ninth to allow Catawba to take a 7-3 victory.
Chris Russell took the loss for Pfeiffer while Travis McSweeney got the win for Catawba.
Pfeiffer travels to North Georgia for a weekend series involving single games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.