Women's Basketball Pushes Season-High Win-Streak to Seven with Road Win at Erskine
February 9, 2013
DUE WEST, S.C. - Led by a team-high 17 points from Brittany Cox and another double-double from Christina Harvey, Pfeiffer University extended their season-high win-streak to seven with a 58-47 win at Erskine on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Falcons now stand at 18-3 overall, 13-3 in league play while sending the Flying Fleet to 2-20, 1-15.
Five early points from Cox would stake the Lady Falcons out to a 7-0 lead while a Carter Williams three and jumper from Harvey later pushed the advantage to 17, 23-6, with 4:21 remaining in the first half. Erskine would cut into the deficit by closing out the half on a 10-3 run as Pfeiffer carried a 26-16 lead into the half.
To start the second, the Fleet sliced the lead all the way down to three on a layup by Tara Potter 4:29 into the period. Jodie Lemons would take over the next 58 seconds hitting a pair of threes for the Lady Falcons getting the lead back to nine at 34-25. Midway through the period, Cox would led the way along with more triples from Lemons as Pfeiffer maintained the double-digit lead to the final horn.
Behind Cox's 17, Lemons would finish with 15 on the night knocking down five three-point attempts. Harvey's double-double would consist of 12 points and a dozen rebounds. Tori Whittenberg would lead all scorers with 23 on the afternoon.
Pfeiffer will return home this coming week for a pair of crucial contests against Barton on Tuesday and Limestone on Saturday. Tip time with the Bulldogs on Tuesday is set for 5:30 p.m. with live stats/video being available through http://www.gofalconsports.com.