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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Saturday, February 7, 2009
RESULTS VS. SALEM INTERNATIONAL U. (2009-02-07 00:00:00)

Pfeiffer softball sweeps Salem International
Misenheimer, NC – The Pfeiffer University Falcons swept the Tigers of Salem International University in the opening weekend of their season. The Falcons shut out the visitors in this three game non-conference series. Pfeiffer begins their season with an overall record of 3-0, while the Tigers drop to 0-3.
Game One – Pfeiffer 7, Salem International 0
Pfeiffer took the first game on Friday afternoon 7-0. Stephanie Bethea (Greensboro, NC) got Pfeiffer on the board in the first inning with an unearned run. Bethea was 1-for-4 in the game and notched two runs. Heather Nobles (Ainger, NC) followed up in the third by sending Sarah Moore (Reidsville, NC) home for Pfeiffer’s second tally. The Falcons took off in the fourth scoring four more, two of which were a result of a passed ball. Pfeiffer took advantage of an infield error to score the other two. The Falcons tallied one more run in the sixth inning.
Allison Braswell (Asheboro, NC) pitched six innings and was credited with the win.
Game Two – Pfeiffer 9, Salem International 1
The Falcons and Tigers took to the field again on Saturday, this time for a double header. Pfeiffer dominated the game, winning by 8 runs and ending the game in the fifth inning. The Falcons scored a whopping six runs in the third to secure the victory.
Pfeiffer’s Bethea was 3-for-3 in the game with one run, and two RBIs. Kylee Nichols (McMinville, OR) was 1-for-3 with two runs and one RBI. Andrea Wagner (Wasseon, OH) went 2-for-3. She notched one run and one RBI.
Salem International’s lone RBI came from Kim Propper (Silver Springs, NY) who was 1-for-2 in the game.
Game Three – Pfeiffer 9, Salem International 1
Pfeiffer rounded out the three game series with a final 9-1 win over the Tigers. This win could be seen as a total team effort for the Falcons who had seven players credited with RBIs. Bethea and Nobles each had two RBIs. Bethea went 1-for-1 and Nobles was 1-for-3.
Nichols opened up the game with a triple and scored on a passed ball. Nobles also sent the ball out of the park to bring home two runs in the first inning.
The Tigers got on the board in the third inning when Propper doubled to send Brittany Moretto (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) home.
After tallying two runs in the third and one in the fourth, the Falcons wrapped up the game with three more in the sixth.
Christie Thomas (Durham, NC) pitched was credited with the win.Box Score The Automated ScoreBook Salem International at Pfeiffer University (Game 1) Feb 09, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC (Jack Ingram Field) Salem International 1 (0-2) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Tory Lease ss............ 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 Amy Potts c.............. 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Lindsey Twigg p.......... 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Alicia Potts 1b.......... 2 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 Brittany Moretto lf...... 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Kim Propper 2b........... 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 Jessica Stymus 3b........ 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 24 rf.................... 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kassidy Nutter cf........ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals................... 20 1 2 1 0 4 12 8 4 Pfeiffer University 9 (2-0) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Nichols, Kylee 2b........ 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 Bethea, Stephanie cf..... 3 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 Nobles, Heather 3b....... 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 Fleming, Shelby 1b....... 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 2 York, Ranzy p............ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 Braswell, Allison p..... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Waldon, Brittany rf...... 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Thomas, Christie rf..... 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wagner, Andrea ss........ 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 McNeill, Megan c......... 2 2 0 0 1 0 5 0 1 Kreshka, Bryttny lf...... 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 Totals................... 23 9 12 9 2 0 15 6 5 Score by Innings R H E -------------------------------------- Salem International. 000 10 - 1 2 4 Pfeiffer University. 036 0X - 9 12 1 -------------------------------------- E - Al Potts 2; J Stymus; K Nutter; Wagner, A. LOB - SIU 4; PUSB09 5. 2B - Nichols, K; Bethea, S. 3B - Wagner, A. SH - Nobles, H. SB - Kreshka, B. Salem International IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Lindsey Twigg....... 4.0 12 9 3 2 0 23 26 Pfeiffer University IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- York, Ranzy......... 4.0 2 1 1 0 4 16 16 Braswell, Allison... 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 Win - York, R (1-0). Loss - L Twigg (). Save - None. WP - York, R. PB - A Potts 2. Umpires - Start: 1:30 PM Time: Attendance: Game: SOFT02 Play-by-Play The Automated ScoreBook Salem International at Pfeiffer University (Game 1) - Play-by-Play Feb 09, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC (Jack Ingram Field) Score by Innings R H E -------------------------------------- Salem International. 000 10 - 1 2 4 Pfeiffer University. 036 0X - 9 12 1 -------------------------------------- Salem International starters: 4/ss T Lease; 8/c A Potts; 6/p L Twigg; 18/1b Al Potts; 10/lf B Moretto; 21/2b K Propper; 3/3b J Stymus; 0/rf 24; 5/cf K Nutter; Pfeiffer University starters: 2/2b Nichols, K; 16/cf Bethea, S; 8/3b Nobles, H; 11/1b Fleming, S; 1/p York, R; 14/rf Waldon, B; 3/ss Wagner, A; 12/c McNeill, M; 6/lf Kreshka, B; Salem International 1st - T Lease flied out to cf. A Potts struck out. L Twigg struck out. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 1st - Nichols, K grounded out to 3b. Bethea, S singled. Nobles, H singled, bunt; Bethea, S advanced to second on a fielder's choice. Fleming, S singled; Nobles, H advanced to second; Bethea, S out at second 2b unassisted. York, R grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Salem International 2nd - Al Potts reached on an error by ss. B Moretto struck out; Al Potts advanced to second on a wild pitch. K Propper flied out to rf. J Stymus struck out. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pfeiffer University 2nd - Waldon, B flied out to 3b. Wagner, A grounded out to ss. McNeill, M walked. Kreshka, B walked; McNeill, M advanced to second. Nichols, K doubled, RBI; Kreshka, B advanced to third; McNeill, M scored. Bethea, S singled, 2 RBI; Nichols, K scored; Kreshka, B scored. Nobles, H singled; Bethea, S advanced to second. Fleming, S flied out to ss. 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Salem International 3rd - 24 grounded out to p. K Nutter grounded out to 3b. T Lease flied out to c. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 3rd - York, R flied out to 2b. Waldon, B singled. Wagner, A tripled, RBI; Waldon, B advanced to second on a passed ball, scored, unearned. McNeill, M reached on an error by 1b. Kreshka, B reached on an error by 1b, 2 RBI; McNeill, M scored, unearned; Wagner, A scored on an error by 3b, unearned. Nichols, K singled; Kreshka, B stole second. Bethea, S doubled, 2 RBI; Nichols, K advanced to second on an error by cf, scored, unearned; Kreshka, B scored, unearned. Nobles, H grounded out to ss, SAC, RBI; Bethea, S advanced to third on a passed ball, scored, unearned. Fleming, S grounded out to ss. 6 runs, 4 hits, 4 errors, 0 LOB. Salem International 4th - A Potts out at first p to ss. L Twigg reached on a fielder's choice. Al Potts singled; L Twigg advanced to second. B Moretto flied out to 2b; Al Potts advanced to second; L Twigg advanced to third. K Propper singled, RBI; Al Potts advanced to third; L Twigg scored. J Stymus grounded out to p. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pfeiffer University 4th - Braswell, A to p for York, R. Thomas, C to rf for Waldon, B. Braswell, A grounded out to 2b. Thomas, C singled. Waldon, B to rf for Thomas, C. Wagner, A singled; Waldon, B out at second ss to 2b. McNeill, M grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Salem International 5th - 24 out at first p to ss. K Nutter reached on a fielder's choice. T Lease flied out to lf. A Potts grounded out to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.