|Volleyball Wins In CVAC Tournament|
|Monday, 30 October 2006|
Misenheimer, NC---Pfeiffer defeated Barton 3-1 in CVAC Volleyball Tournament action Monday night. Pfeiffer(14-16) won 30-28,15-30,30-17 and 30-18 over the visiting Bulldogs(8-20). Pfeiffer now faces Lees-McRae on Friday in the Quarter-finals. The game will take place at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC immediately after the first game which starts at 9 am.
Pfeiffr defeated Barton 30-28 in game one. Down 5-3, the Falcons went on a 6-0 run behind the serving of Brittany Dickens who had two aces during the run. Pfeiffer built their lead to seven at 18-11 but the Bulldogs fought back behind the hitting of Keauna Vinson to take a 23-22 advantage. It went back and forth until 28 all when Pfeiffer took advantage of two Barton errors to take the game.
Pfeiffer carried the momentum into game two and grabbed a quick 6-1 lead behind the serving of Brittany Poole. Barton came back and put together a 13-0 run to take charge of the game. Pfeiffer fought hard but could not get back into it and ended up losing game two 30-15.
Game three was dominated by Pfeiffer. Two kills and a block helped propel the Falcons to a 6-1 lead. Later, a 7-1 run gave Pfeiffer a 15-5 advantage. Barton tried to come back but at 19-10 Pfeiffer put the game out of reach with a 6-0 run led by Morgan Liebert who had two kills and an assist. Heather Klein had two kills near the end to lead Pfeiffer to a 30-17 win.
Game four started out even as the two teams battled back and forth until it was 12-10 in favor of Pfeiffer. The Falcons then went on a 7-0 run behind two kills and a block by Klein. Pfeiffer stretched the lead to 14 at 29-15 before finally winning the game 30-18.
Pfeiffer now travels to Converse College, in Spartanburg, SC, to play Lees-McRae in the Quarter-finals on Friday. The game will start after the first game is done, which starts at 9:00 am.