DUE WEST, S.C. - Three early unanswered goals on Saturday afternoon led Erskine College to a 3-1 victory over Pfeiffer University in Conference Carolinas men's soccer action on Saturday afternoon. The win moves the Flying Fleet to 8-6-1 overall, 6-4 in league play, while the Falcons drop 2-12-1, 1-7-1. With the loss, Pfeiffer has been eliminated from a berth in the Conference Carolinas tournament for just the second time in the last nine years.
Cade Weatherly put the Fleet on the board in the 23rd minute with his second of the year as Erskine carried that advantage into the half. Andrew Settlemire and Eric Moxley quickly made it 3-0 six minutes apart starting in the 63rd minute. Luke Boyce assisted on both second half goals for Erskine.
Pfeiffer got on the board with just 2:05 remaining to avoid the shutout as Ben Lloyd scored just inside the post. Erskine held a lengthy 23-9 shots advantage on Saturday.
The Falcons return home on Tuesday and Saturday for their final two games of the regular season against North Greenville and Queens. Both matches begin at 3:00 p.m. with live stats being available through http://www.gofalconsports.com.