|Volleyball Defeats Barton 3-1|
|Wednesday, 25 October 2006|
Misenheimer, NC---Pfeiffer defeated Barton in CVAC volleyball action Wednesday night 3-1. The Falcons( 13-15, 8-11 ) beat the Bulldogs(7-19, 4-16 ) by the scores of 27-30, 30-15, 32-30 and 30-24. The Falcons wrap up their regular season on Friday when they host Mount Olive at 7:00 pm. .
In game one Barton made a late run to take the game by a score of 30-27. A Heather Klein kill at 8 all sparked a Falcon run that saw the Falcons build a six point lead at 20-14. The Bulldogs came back behind the hitting of Keauna Vinson to close the gap to 22-20. Pfeiffer held on to take a 27-24 advantage but the Bulldogs then ran off six straight points to win the game.
Game two was dominated by the Falcons. A Klein block and kill on the first two points gave Pfeiffer the early lead and they never looked back. A 4-0 Falcon run put the score at 8-2. Barton came back to 10-5 but an 11-2 Pfeiffer run put the game out of reach. Pfeiffer took advantage of numerous Bulldog errors to win the game 30-15.
Game three was played in three acts. In Act I Pfeiffer jumped to a quick 5-1 thanks to a kill and block by Brittany Dickens. Act II was a dominating run by Barton that saw them grab a 21-14 advantage. Act III was a tremendous Falcon comeback that saw them take the game 32-30 behind the superb hitting of Victoria Parrish and Petra Ljubicic.
Game four started out all Pfeiffer. Four kills by Parrish helped the Falcons build an 8-2 lead. Barton refused to quit and slowly came back until the game was tied at 19. It went back and forth until it reached 24 all. Then the Falcons reeled off six straight points to win the game as Brittany Dickens sealed it with a nice kill.