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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Thursday, November 20, 2008
RESULTS VS. ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC (2008-11-20 00:00:00)

Misenheimer, NC -- The Pfeiffer Lady Falcons lost a closely matched nonconference game against the Armstrong Atlantic State University Pirates on Thursday night in Merner gym, 58-70. Despite leading by five points at halftime, Pfeiffer was unable to hold on to their lead as AASU shot 62% from the field in the final 20 minutes.
The Lady Falcons came out strong directly after the tip off taking an early 8-1 lead. Devona Knight (Woodbridge, VA) and Shanee Purnell (Woodbridge, VA) got on the score board early and continued to put up points for Pfeiffer throughout the game as the two leading scorers for their team. AASU was able to capitalize on loose balls and catch the Falcons lead by tying up the game at 24. Pfeiffer led 31-26 going into the half, part of which can be attributed to out rebounding AASU 21-10.
Both teams played tough defense with Pfeiffer forcing 11 turnovers and committing 10 in the second half. Purnell tallied two steal for the Lady Falcons. The Pirates did a better job converting on those turnovers, scoring 12 points off of the change in play. Pfeiffer was only able to take seven. AASU’s Lacey Willis (Dublin, GA) was hot in the paint and hit double digits in the second half with 12 points. Nicole Maready (Advance, NC) led the Lady Falcons with nine. The Pirates pushed ahead and secured their win by holding Pfeiffer scoreless for three minutes at the seven minute mark.
Pfeiffer was led in double digit scoring by Purnell (18), Knight (17), and Maready (11). Maready and Knight also led on defense with nine and seven total rebounds, respectively.
The Pirates were led by Willis with 19 points. Ashley Duhart (Macon, GA) and Lindsey Holmes (Bonaire, GA) each had 11. Kelly Versluis (Heerjansdam, Netherlands) and Dartayvia Thomas (Augusta, GA) had five rebounds each. Duhart also had the most steals for both teams with three.
The Lady Falcons drop to 0-2 overall while the Pirate improve to 3-0 overall. Neither team has met a conference foe so far this season. The Falcons host Catawba College on Saturday, November 22 in Merner gym. Pfeiffer University Basketball - Game Box Score Pfeiffer University Falcons vs. Armstrong Atlantic Pirates Date: 11/20/2008 Time: 5:30 PM Site: Misenheimer, NC Attendance: Unknown Visitors: Armstrong Atlantic Pirates ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST MIN 1 Lauren Hall G 2/7 1/5 0/0 5 1 3 4 4 1 2 0 0 14:14 10 Jenea Boni G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 11 * Ashley Duhart G 4/8 2/5 1/2 11 0 3 3 2 3 3 0 3 40:00 12 Mallory Mitchell G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3:25 15 Jenni Wynes G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 21 * Dartayvia Thomas G/F 2/6 0/0 3/5 7 5 0 5 1 2 3 0 1 37:10 22 Angela Miller G 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 23 Portia Jones G 4/8 1/5 0/0 9 1 2 3 1 0 3 0 2 20:40 25 * Lindsey Holmes G 3/7 3/7 2/4 11 0 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 30:45 32 * Lacey Willis G/F 8/13 2/2 1/2 19 0 2 2 4 1 3 0 1 20:09 33 Lindsey Hill F/C 2/3 0/0 0/0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10:48 44 Brittany Hodges C 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP 45 * Kelly Versluis C 2/4 0/0 0/0 4 1 4 5 1 0 3 2 1 22:49 Team 1 2 3 1 Totals 27/56 9/24 7/13 70 9 18 27 15 9 20 2 8 200 Total FG 1st Half 9/27 33.3% 2nd Half 18/29 62.1% Game 27/56 48.2% 3 PT FG 1st Half 5/14 35.7% 2nd Half 4/10 40.0% Game 9/24 37.5% Free Throws 1st Half 3/5 60.0% 2nd Half 4/8 50.0% Game 7/13 53.8% Home: Pfeiffer University Falcons ## Name P FG 3 Pt FT PTS ORB DRB TR PF AST TO BS ST MIN 5 Shelley Reese G 1/1 1/1 0/0 3 0 2 2 0 1 3 0 0 10:47 14 * Devona Knight G/F 7/14 0/4 3/4 17 6 1 7 1 0 5 0 1 37:39 20 Domonique China G 0/4 0/0 0/0 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 24:10 21 Carly Booth F 1/1 0/0 0/1 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 5:54 22 * Jamila Harris G/F 2/5 0/2 1/2 5 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 2 23:59 23 Ashely Zeek C 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3:24 24 * Kelly Mathis G/F 1/6 0/2 0/0 2 3 3 6 0 1 1 0 0 21:11 25 * Nicole Maready F 4/11 0/0 3/5 11 4 5 9 2 1 5 1 1 35:55 30 * Allegra Shanee Purnell F 8/15 1/7 1/1 18 2 2 4 4 2 4 1 2 27:04 31 Najja Moon G 0/2 0/2 0/0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 9:57 35 Amanda Huffaker C 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNP Team 1 1 2 1 Totals 24/60 2/18 8/13 58 19 19 38 12 6 21 2 7 200 Total FG 1st Half 14/30 46.7% 2nd Half 10/30 33.3% Game 24/60 40.0% 3 PT FG 1st Half 2/7 28.6% 2nd Half 0/11 0.00% Game 2/18 11.1% Free Throws 1st Half 1/2 50.0% 2nd Half 7/11 63.6% Game 8/13 61.5% AASU Pfe AASU Pfe AASU Pfe Free Throw Pts 7 8 3Pt Points 27 6 Pts/Possession 1.00 0.85 Pts off Turnovers 23 18 2nd Chance Points 5 18 Pts off Bench 18 5 Total Rebounds 27 38 Team Rebounds 3 2 Dead Ball Reb 6 5 Off Rebound % 32.1 51.4 Def Rebound % 48.6 67.9 Total Rebound % 41.5 58.5 3Pt Efficiency +0.0 -23.8 Def. Stops 39 39 Pts/Shot 1.13 0.88 Technical Fouls AASU None Pfe None Officials Unknown, , 1st Half 2nd Half OT 1 OT 2 OT 3 OT 4 Total Armstrong Atlantic Pirates 26 44 0 0 0 0 70 Pfeiffer University Falcons 31 27 0 0 0 0 58 Largest Lead Pfe 50 AASU 64 (14 pts) Lead Changes 3 Number of Ties 3 Comments: None CyberSports for Basketball - http://www.cybersportsUSA.com