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W. BASKETBALL

Results vs. Limestone College (2009-02-24 00:00:00)

Misenheimer, NC – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team earned an 80-64 win over the Saints of Limestone College on Tuesday night in Merner gymnasium. The victory marked the second time the Falcons nabbed back to back wins this season. In this Conference Carolinas match-up, seven of Pfeiffer’s eight players scored in double digits. Pfeiffer improves to 8-18 overall and 7-13 in the conference, while Limestone drops to 13-12 overall and 11-10 in the conference.
The Falcons pulled away from the Saints within the first three minutes and led for the rest of the game. Pfeiffer earned a 15 point lead at half time, going into the locker room at 40-25. The Falcons managed to score another 40 points when they returned and even led by 32 at one point in the second period. The Saints chipped away at their deficit, but were only able to cut the Falcon lead to 16 by the final buzzer.
Pfeiffer shot 43.6 percent from the field and 31.6 percent from behind the arc. The Saints were 37.3 percent from the field and struggled with only a 25 percent success rate from three-point range. Rebounding was evenly matched with Pfeiffer edging out Limestone 45-44. The Falcons caused 19 Saint turnovers, yet committed only nine.
Sophomore Devona Knight (Woodbridge, VA) led the Falcon offense with 13 points. Carly Booth (Advance, NC) and Shanee Purnell (Woodbridge, VA) followed up with 12 points each. In what can be called a total team effort, Domonique China (Durham, NC), Jessica Walter (Knoxville, TN), Jamila Harris (Danville, VA), and Amanda Huffaker (Maryville, TN) all chipped in 10 points apiece.
The Saints were led by Brittney Miller (Indianapolis, IN) with 22 points and nine rebounds. Whitney Todd (New Albany, IN) made an 18 point contribution to her team’s score.
The Falcons travel to Anderson on Thursday. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 PM.Pfeiffer Athletics Basketball - Game Box Score Pfeiffer University Falcons vs. Limestone College/Gaffney, SC Saints Date: 02/24/2009 Time: 5:30 PM Site: Misenheimer, NC Attendance: Unknown Visitors: Limestone College/Gaffney, SC Saints ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST MIN 3 * Brittney Miller G 7/12 2/3 6/6 22 2 9 11 3 2 2 0 2 38:25 10 * Lauren Pace G 1/9 0/1 1/2 3 1 5 6 2 3 5 0 1 40:00 11 Blanca Gonzalez G 2/4 1/2 2/2 7 0 6 6 2 0 2 0 0 19:43 13 * Shanna Cubitt F 0/1 0/0 2/2 2 1 1 2 1 1 4 0 1 18:18 15 Breanna Ray G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 21 * Whitney Todd F 7/20 0/5 4/6 18 2 3 5 1 4 6 0 0 40:00 22 Tierney Burdett G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 32 * Addie Graves C 3/7 0/0 2/4 8 1 4 5 2 0 0 0 0 20:40 33 Jessica Hart F 1/4 0/1 0/2 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 10:04 34 Whitney Brewton C 1/2 0/0 0/0 2 3 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 12:50 Team 2 1 3 Totals 22/59 3/12 17/24 64 12 32 44 14 10 19 1 4 200 Total FG 1st Half 9/29 31.0% 2nd Half 13/30 43.3% Game 22/59 37.3% 3 PT FG 1st Half 1/5 20.0% 2nd Half 2/7 28.6% Game 3/12 25.0% Free Throws 1st Half 6/11 54.5% 2nd Half 11/13 84.6% Game 17/24 70.8% Home: Pfeiffer University Falcons ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST MIN 5 Shelley Reese G 1/4 0/3 1/2 3 1 1 2 1 3 1 0 1 26:31 10 * Jessica Walter G 4/12 2/6 0/0 10 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 3 31:16 14 * Devona Knight G/F 6/9 0/1 1/2 13 4 3 7 5 1 0 0 0 23:13 20 * Domonique China G 5/18 0/1 0/2 10 1 4 5 2 5 2 0 1 33:55 21 Carly Booth F 5/12 2/6 0/0 12 0 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 20:38 22 Jamila Harris G/F 4/9 1/1 1/2 10 2 4 6 4 2 1 0 1 15:05 24 Kelly Mathis G/F 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 25 Nicole Maready F 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 30 * Allegra Shanee Purnell F 5/6 1/1 1/2 12 1 5 6 3 4 4 1 0 27:45 35 * Amanda Huffaker C 4/8 0/0 2/2 10 1 7 8 0 0 0 2 2 21:37 Team 4 2 6 Totals 34/78 6/19 6/12 80 15 30 45 20 16 9 3 8 200 Total FG 1st Half 16/38 42.1% 2nd Half 18/40 45.0% Game 34/78 43.6% 3 PT FG 1st Half 4/15 26.7% 2nd Half 2/4 50.0% Game 6/19 31.6% Free Throws 1st Half 4/5 80.0% 2nd Half 2/7 28.6% Game 6/12 50.0% Saint Pfe Saint Pfe Saint Pfe Free Throw Pts 17 6 3Pt Points 9 18 Pts/Possession 0.84 1.04 Pts off Turnovers 7 22 2nd Chance Points 6 13 Pts off Bench 11 25 Total Rebounds 44 45 Team Rebounds 3 6 Dead Ball Reb 2 3 Off Rebound % 28.6 31.9 Def Rebound % 68.1 71.4 Total Rebound % 49.4 50.6 3Pt Efficiency -2.0 -0.1 Def. Stops 41 49 Pts/Shot 0.90 0.95 Technical Fouls Saint None Pfe None Officials Unknown 1st Half 2nd Half OT 1 OT 2 OT 3 OT 4 Total Limestone College/Gaffney, SC Saints 25 39 0 0 0 0 64 Pfeiffer University Falcons 40 40 0 0 0 0 80 Largest Lead Pfe 66 Saint 34 (32 pts) Lead Changes 1 Number of Ties 1 Comments: None CyberSports for Basketball - http://www.cybersportsUSA.com
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