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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Saturday, February 16, 2008
RESULTS VS. COKER (2008-02-16 17:30:00)

Pfeiffer Wins on Senior Night
Saturday, 16 February 2008
Misenheimer, NC---On Senior Night the Falcons of Pfeiffer defeated Coker 71-68 in Conference Carolinas women's basketball action. Pfeiffer used an early 8-0 run to gain command in the second half and held on for the victory. Shanee' Purnell led the Falcons with 16 points. Pfeiffer is now 10-14 overall on the season and 7-10 in the conference. Coker falls to 5-19 and 4-13.

The game was close early on and Pfeiffer held a one point lead at 14-13 when Ashelle Athill scored four straight points to give Pfeiffer an 18-13 lead with seven minutes left unil halftime.

Coker came back with a 7-0 run to take a 21-20 lead with 5:40 to go.

Shanee' Purnell hit a lay-up at the halftime buzzer to tie the game at 32.

A Falcon 8-0 run gave Pfeiffer a 44-35 lead with 16:58 left.

Coker fought back and cut the Pfeiffer lead to 54-52 with 7:40 to go but Athill came back with a driving lay-up plus free throw to build the lead to 57-52.

Kalee Smith hit a fifteen foot jumper to give he Falcons a 66-57 advantage with 3:20 left.

The Falcons hit enough free throws down the stretch to hold on to a 71-68 win. This was the third win in a row for the Falcons.

Purnell led Pfeiffer with 16 points. Kalee Smith added 10 points and 9 rebounds. Ashelle Athill had 11 points and 3 assists.

Pfeiffer will return to action next Saturday when they travel to Anderson for a 2:00 pm game.

Pfeiffer - W vs Coker College - W DATE: 2/16/2008 TIME: 5:30:00 PM Eastern SITE: Home ATTENDANCE: 500 Pfeiffer - W min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 22 A Athill 33 5-14 0-2 1-1 1-7 3 0 3 0 11 21 C Booth 9 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 2 0 0 2 20 D China 18 0-2 1-1 0-2 0-0 0 2 3 1 3 14 D Knight 20 3-6 0-2 2-4 6-8 1 2 4 1 8 25 N Maready 16 3-5 0-1 2-2 4-5 0 2 0 0 8 30 A Purnell 22 7-9 0-6 2-2 1-3 0 4 3 1 16 35 K Rutledge 22 0-2 0-1 1-2 2-4 0 1 3 2 1 32 K Smith 31 2-7 0-3 6-6 3-9 0 3 1 2 10 10 O Trammell 29 3-6 1-2 3-4 0-6 1 3 2 2 12 Team Totals 24-53 2-18 17-23 22-50 5 19 19 9 71 Percentages: FG 36.6%, 3FG 11.1%, FT 73.9% Blocked shots: 4 (A Athill, N Maready, A Purnell, K Rutledge) Pts off turnovers: 18 2nd Chance pts: 6 Bench pts: 14 Pts in Paint: 28 Biggest lead: 11 (51-40) Team Off Reb: 5 Team Def Reb: 2 Deadball Reb: 3 Team Turnovers: 19 Coker College - W min fgm-a 3gm-a ftm-a or-t a pf to st pts 22 L AALTONEN 31 1-4 3-7 0-2 2-6 3 5 1 1 11 5 M BYCROFT 31 0-5 0-1 2-3 1-3 7 2 4 3 2 21 M CASTREN 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 11 J HAYES 22 0-1 3-4 0-0 1-2 1 3 1 1 9 15 R KOLBECK 8 2-5 0-1 1-2 0-0 0 0 1 0 5 14 H KOPONEN 33 7-15 0-0 3-4 1-5 0 2 1 2 17 32 K McCARTHAN 10 2-3 0-0 3-4 1-1 3 2 1 1 7 34 T SPAIN 29 4-10 0-0 1-6 0-5 1 4 5 1 9 0 M THOMAS 34 2-3 0-0 4-4 3-5 1 2 4 2 8 20 J TYNDALL 0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 Team Totals 18-47 6-13 14-25 13-39 16 20 19 11 68 Percentages: FG 40%, 3FG 46.2%, FT 56% Blocked shots: 2 (T SPAIN 2) Pts off turnovers: 16 2nd Chance pts: 11 Bench pts: 21 Pts in Paint: 16 Biggest lead: 4 (26-22) Team Off Reb: 4 Team Def Reb: 8 Deadball Reb: 6 Team Turnovers: 19 Score by Periods Per 1 Per 2 Per 3 Per 4 OT Total Pfeiffer - W 32 39 0 0 0 71 Coker College - W 32 36 0 0 0 68 Number of ties: 4 Number of lead changes: 9