|Falcons Fall to Panthers 4-2|
|Sunday, 22 October 2006|
High Point, NC---High Point defeated Pfeiffer 4-2 in men's socer action Saturday night. High Point improves to 5-8-3 on the season while the Falcons fall to 8-7. This was the last regular season game for Pfeiffer who now travel to St. Andrews on Wednesday for an opening round game in the CVAC Tournament. Game time is 2:00 pm.
Cole Atkins got the Panthers in the game early from nine yards out when Josh Windley volleyed the ball into the box where Atkins beat the keeper in the sixth minute. In the 19th minute Christian Morsaw sent a quick pass into Archer in the box where he was able to turn to face the goal and send the ball sailing past the Pfeiffer keeper. The Falcons wouldn’t go away and in the 40th minute Davi Lorenzo caught the volley from Brenden Greehy to pull Pfeiffer within one going into the intermission. High Point came strong out of the break. In the 52nd minute the Falcons committed a costly foul. Dan Haywood took the direct kick that found Archer inside the box again where he connected for his second goal of the season and his 11th goal of the season. The Panthers again found the back of the net just five minutes later when Windley scored his fourth goal of the season unassisted.
Pfeiffer’s Matthew Harris scored in the 63rd minute to pull the Falcons within two but it wasn’t enough to overcome HPU. High Point held the 21-10 advantage in shots and the 10-8 advantage in shots on goal. Daniel Clark had five saves for the Panthers coming in as relief keeper in the second half while the Falcon’s relief keeper John Britt had four in the second half.