Athletics News

  • Baseball Scores Six Runs in Final Two At Bats to Defeat Greensboro 13-8
    February 20, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer baseball team (4-3) got over the .500 mark with a 13-8 victory at Greensboro (2-2) on Tuesday afternoon. The Falcons pounded out 16 hits on the day and scored six times over the final two innings to come away with the win. 
  • Pfeiffer Ends Regular Season with 31 Point Victory over Piedmont International
    February 19, 2018
    Winston-Salem, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer men's basketball team (21-4) tied its own program record with 23 made 3-pointers in a 125-94 victory at Piedmont International on Monday night. The win concludes the Falcons 2017-18 regular season and gives Pfeiffer its 12th win of 30 or more points on the season.
  • Falcons Record Second Straight 20-Win Season with 118-87 Win over Ferrum
    February 18, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (20-4) notched its second straight 20-win season with a 118-87 win over Ferrum (6-19) on Sunday afternoon. The back-to-back 20 win campaigns marks the first time the program has won over 20 in consecutive years since 2003-04.
  • Falcons Open 2018 Season with Sweep at Piedmont Classic
    February 18, 2018
    DEMOREST, GA – The Pfeiffer softball team (2-0) had its long awaited season debut today, earning a sweep of Centre and Birmingham Southern at the Piedmont Classic. Kiana Millsaps earned both games in the circle and had a strong day with the bat as well.
  • Men's Basketball Torches N.C Wesleyan; Sets Program Record with 23 Made Threes
    February 17, 2018
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer men's basketball team was absolutely on fire on Saturday afternoon, torching N.C. Wesleyan 132-76. The Falcons buried a team-record 23 3-pointers on the night, led by a career-high nine by Blake Smith who finished with 27 points.
  • Bourque Explodes for Eight Goals as Women's Lacrosse Begins DIII Era in Dominating Fashion
    February 17, 2018
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Meagan Bourque exploded for a career-high eight goals as the Pfeiffer women's lacrosse team (1-0) began the DIII era with a dominating 19-6 victory at Greensboro (0-2) on Saturday afternoon. Bourque's previous high of five goals was topped when the sophomore scored six times in the first period, including three consecutive goals in a 3-minute span.
  • Pfeiffer Bats Stay Hot to Finish Off 3-1 Weekend
    February 17, 2018
    Laurinburg, N.C. – The Pfeiffer baseball team (3-3) earned a 6-5 win against Cumberland and an 8-3 victory against St. Andrews on Saturday to complete a 3-1 weekend on the campus of St. Andrews University.
  • Pfeiffer Completes 12-0 Season at Home With 69-64 Victory Over Brevard
    February 17, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (19-3) capped off a 12-0 season on their home court on senior day by defeating Brevard (11-12) 69-65. This is the first undefeated season at home for the women’s basketball team since the 2002-2003 season. The Falcons’ amazing season continued with a close contest that saw the game come right down to the wire, with Pfeiffer edging out the Tornadoes by hitting clutch free throws in the fourth quarter.
  • Track and Field Concludes Indoor Season; Turns Attention to ECAC Championships
    February 16, 2018
    Winston-Salem, NC – The Pfeiffer men’s and women’s track and field team competed in its final regular season indoor meet of the year at the UCS Invitational hosted by JDL Fasttrack.
  • Falcons Drop Home Opener in Offensive Explosion
    February 17, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- In a game that saw 44 goal scored in 60 minutes of action, the Pfeiffer men's lacrosse team (1-1) dropped its home opener to Southern Virginia (2-0) by a final score of 24-20 on a wet and rainy Saturday afternoon at N.E. Lefko Field. Blade Garlow scored a game-high and career-high nine goals and Jared Nelson dished out eight assists for the Falcons who came up just short in the end.
  • Women's Lax Opens 2018 Campaign with Road Trip to Greensboro
    February 16, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s lacrosse team opens up its 2018 season with a matchup against USA South opponent Greensboro at noon on Saturday. The Falcons embark on a new era as the program transitions to NCAA Division III.
  • Falcons Score 24 Runs in Doubleheader Split at St. Andrews
    February 16, 2018
    LAURINBURG, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer baseball team (1-3) split a doubleheader on Friday, dropping a 16-12 game to Cumberlands and earning their first win of the season in a 12-8 contest against St. Andrews. The Falcons pounded out five home runs in the two games.
  • Men's Basketball Earns Big Win on Senior Night
    February 14, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- On his senior night, Josh Calhoun led the Pfeiffer men's basketball team (18-4) to a 111-101 victory over Methodist (16-8) on Wednesday night inside Merner Gym. Calhoun scored a game-high 32 points and added six assists and four steals. 
  • Rain Forces Pfeiffer Baseball Weekend Schedule to Change; Falcons Will Travel to St. Andrews
    February 14, 2018
    Upcoming rain in the forecast has forced the Pfeiffer baseball team to cancel their four-game weekend series that was scheduled to take place at Joe Ferebee Field against Indiana-South Bend. The Falcons were scheduled for four games against IUSB but the weather forced a change in plans.
  • Women's Basketball Dominates Mid Atlantic Christian, 91-50
    February 13, 2018
    ELIZABETH CITY, NC -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (18-3) totally dominated Mid Atlantic Christian on Tuesday evening, winning by a final score of 91-50. Sydni Bickford led all players with 27 points as the junior buried seven 3-pointers.
  • Smith Named ECAC Rookie of the Week
    February 13, 2018
    Danbury, Conn. -- Blake Smith has been named the ECAC South Rookie of the Week as announced by the organization this afternoon. Smith helped lead the Falcons to a 2-0 week with road wins at Huntingdon and LaGrange over the weekend.
  • Men's Basketball Completes Weekend Sweep in Convincing Fashion
    February 11, 2018
    LAGRANGE, GA -- The Pfeiffer men's basketball team (17-4) completed a weekend sweep thanks to a 114-97 defeat of LaGrange (12-10) on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers have won three of the past four USA South Tournament Championships but trailed for most of the afternoon.
  • Pfeiffer Sets Two New Records as They Dominate Mary Baldwin 101-60
    February 10, 2018
    STAUNTON, VA -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team improved to 17-3 with a record-breaking second half in a 101-60 victory at Mary Baldwin (2-22). The Falcons exploded for a program-best 66 points in the second half en route to their highest scoring game since dropping 111 on Converse on 2/23/13. Pfeiffer also broke the record for most shot attempts in a game with 100.
  • Men's Basketball Erases 18 Point Deficit in Comeback Victory
    February 10, 2018
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Facing an 18-point deficit in the first half, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (16-4) stormed back to defeat Huntingdon (8-13) by a final score of 112-102 on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons exploded for 66 second-half points to come away with the double-digit victory.
  • Garlow Tops 100 Career Points as Men's Lacrosse Dominates in Opener
    February 10, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA – The Pfeiffer men’s lacrosse team (1-0) opened up the 2018 campaign with a dominating 17-5 win over familiar foe Emmanuel (0-1) on Saturday afternoon. In the victory, Blade Garlow topped 100 career points as the senior notched seven goals and two assists.
  • Falcons Finish in Fourth Place At SunCoast Conference Meet
    February 10, 2018
    COLUMBIA, GA – The Pfeiffer swimming team is wrapping up its 2017-18 campaign at the SunCoast Swim Conference meet at the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club in Columbia, GA.
  • Chavers Leads Falcons at JDL Team Challenge and VMI Winter Relays
    February 08, 2018
    Winston-Salem, NC; Lexington, VA – Pfeiffer’s men’s and women’s track teams competed at the JDL Team Challenge on Thursday night and took a small group to the VMI Winter Relays on Friday. 
  • Pfeiffer Men's Lacrosse Opens Season This Saturday Against Emmanuel
    February 07, 2018
    The Pfeiffer men’s lacrosse team opens up its 2018 season this Saturday as they travel to Franklin Springs, Georgia to take on the Emmanuel Lions at 4 p.m.
  • Bickford Named ECAC South Player of the Week
    February 06, 2018
    Danbury, Conn. – Sydni Bickford was named the ECAC Division III South Player of the Week as announced by the ECAC this afternoon. Bickford becomes the first Falcon to achieve this honor.
  • Sherrill Named HeroSports Preseason All-American
    February 06, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- HeroSports announced its Division III Preseason All-Americans and junior shortstop Vada Blue Sherrill was selected to the team. The Falcons are coming off back-to-back trips to the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional but will begin their first season in Division III and the USA South Athletic Conference in 2018 as the University continues its transition.
  • 20 Falcons Selected to ECAC Fall Academic Honor Roll
    February 06, 2018
    DANBURY, Conn. - The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced the recipients of the 2017 Fall Academic Honor Rolls. A total of 20 student-athletes from Pfeiffer made the list.
  • Bickford Goes For Career High 33 as Pfeiffer Defeats William Peace 86-71
    February 04, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. -- It was another strong performance for the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team as they defeated William Peace 86-71 to improve to 16-3 on the season and 11-0 at home. The Falcons were led by Sydni Bickford, who scored a career high 33 points on the afternoon. Bickford broke her previous career high she set just a week ago against Greensboro when she put up 29 points. For the game, Bickford shot 6-13 from long range and 56 percent from the floor.
  • Falcons Fall to Piedmont, 99-81
    February 04, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (15-4) dropped a 99-81 game to Piedmont (13-9) on Sunday afternoon for just the second loss inside Merner Gym this season. The Falcons were led by Brian Harper who scored 17 points.
  • Pfeiffer Baseball Drops First Two Games of the Season Against Limestone and Carson-Newman
    February 03, 2018
    The Pfeiffer baseball team opened up its season with a double-header in Gaffney, SC, as they took on the Limestone Saints and the Carson-Newman Eagles. The Falcons dropped both games on the day, but also had plenty bright spots to open up the new campaign.
  • Strong Second Half Sends Falcons Past Brevard, 82-74
    February 03, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (15-3) outscored Brevard (4-14) 49-30 in the second half to come away with an 82-74 victory inside Merner Gym on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons went into the half trailing 44-33 but exploded in the final 20 minutes to grab win number 15 of the season.
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