|Pfeiffer Falls 3-1|
|Sunday, 02 March 2008|
|BELMONT, NC (March 2, 2008 )- Belmont Abbey scored single runs in second, fifth and sixth and held off a late Pfeiffer rally as the Crusaders earned a two-games-to-one series win over Pfeiffer with a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon. The Crusaders improve to 13-8 overall and 6-3 in Conference Carolinas , while the Falcons drop to 12-11 overall and 4-5 in Conference Carolinas . |
The Crusaders scored an unearned run in the second to claim the lead.
The lead increased to 2-0 in the fifth as Patrick Atwell blooped a two-out double to right center, scoring Derek Swilley, who reached on a single to left and then stole second.
An inning later, the Abbey widened its lead to 3-0 as Swilley singled home Vasquez, who reached on a one out single.
Pfeiffer scored its run in the seventh on an RBI groundout by Shawn Coke, scoring Bryan Braxton.
The Falcons finished with five hits as Coke led the way with four.
Pfeiffer travels to Tusculum for a 4:00 pm game on Tuesday.