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Saturday, February 7, 2009
RESULTS VS. SALEM INTERNATIONAL U. (2009-02-07 00:00:00)

Pfeiffer softball sweeps Salem International
Misenheimer, NC – The Pfeiffer University Falcons swept the Tigers of Salem International University in the opening weekend of their season. The Falcons shut out the visitors in this three game non-conference series. Pfeiffer begins their season with an overall record of 3-0, while the Tigers drop to 0-3.
Game One – Pfeiffer 7, Salem International 0
Pfeiffer took the first game on Friday afternoon 7-0. Stephanie Bethea (Greensboro, NC) got Pfeiffer on the board in the first inning with an unearned run. Bethea was 1-for-4 in the game and notched two runs. Heather Nobles (Ainger, NC) followed up in the third by sending Sarah Moore (Reidsville, NC) home for Pfeiffer’s second tally. The Falcons took off in the fourth scoring four more, two of which were a result of a passed ball. Pfeiffer took advantage of an infield error to score the other two. The Falcons tallied one more run in the sixth inning.
Allison Braswell (Asheboro, NC) pitched six innings and was credited with the win.
Game Two – Pfeiffer 9, Salem International 1
The Falcons and Tigers took to the field again on Saturday, this time for a double header. Pfeiffer dominated the game, winning by 8 runs and ending the game in the fifth inning. The Falcons scored a whopping six runs in the third to secure the victory.
Pfeiffer’s Bethea was 3-for-3 in the game with one run, and two RBIs. Kylee Nichols (McMinville, OR) was 1-for-3 with two runs and one RBI. Andrea Wagner (Wasseon, OH) went 2-for-3. She notched one run and one RBI.
Salem International’s lone RBI came from Kim Propper (Silver Springs, NY) who was 1-for-2 in the game.
Game Three – Pfeiffer 9, Salem International 1
Pfeiffer rounded out the three game series with a final 9-1 win over the Tigers. This win could be seen as a total team effort for the Falcons who had seven players credited with RBIs. Bethea and Nobles each had two RBIs. Bethea went 1-for-1 and Nobles was 1-for-3.
Nichols opened up the game with a triple and scored on a passed ball. Nobles also sent the ball out of the park to bring home two runs in the first inning.
The Tigers got on the board in the third inning when Propper doubled to send Brittany Moretto (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) home.
After tallying two runs in the third and one in the fourth, the Falcons wrapped up the game with three more in the sixth.
Christie Thomas (Durham, NC) pitched was credited with the win.Box Score The Automated ScoreBook Salem International at Pfeiffer University (Game 2) Feb 09, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC (Jack Ingram Field) Salem International 1 (0-3) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Tory Lease ss............ 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 Amy Potts c.............. 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 Lindsey Twigg lf......... 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 Alicia Potts 1b.......... 3 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 Brittany Moretto p....... 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 Kim Propper 2b........... 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 Jessica Stymus 3b........ 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 24 rf.................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kassidy Nutter cf........ 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 Totals................... 21 1 4 1 3 4 17 6 6 Pfeiffer University 9 (3-0) Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB ------------------------------------------------------ Nichols, Kylee 2b........ 4 3 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 Bethea, Stephanie cf..... 1 2 1 2 1 0 4 0 0 Nobles, Heather 3b....... 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 Fleming, Shelby 1b/pr.... 3 0 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 Hutcherson, Ashton pr... 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 York, Ranzy rf........... 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 Thomas, Christie p....... 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Beck, Amanda p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wagner, Andrea ss........ 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 McNeill, Megan c......... 2 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 2 Kreshka, Bryttny lf...... 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Totals................... 23 9 8 9 5 0 18 7 6 Score by Innings R H E --------------------------------------- Salem International. 001 000 - 1 4 1 Pfeiffer University. 302 103 - 9 8 1 --------------------------------------- Note: 2 outs, 2 runners LOB when the game ended. E - Al Potts; York, R. DP - PUSB09 1. LOB - SIU 6; PUSB09 6. 2B - B Moretto; K Propper; Nichols, K; Bethea, S. 3B - Nichols, K. HR - Nobles, H. HBP - 24; Bethea, S. SH - Bethea, S; York, R; Wagner, A. Salem International IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Brittany Moretto.... 5.2 8 9 4 5 0 23 32 Pfeiffer University IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Thomas, Christie.... 5.0 4 1 1 3 3 18 22 Beck, Amanda........ 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 Win - Thomas, C (1-0). Loss - B Moretto (). Save - None. HBP - by B Moretto (Bethea, S); by Thomas, C (24). PB - A Potts 3. Umpires - Start: 3:30 Time: Attendance: Game: SOFT03 Play-by-Play The Automated ScoreBook Salem International at Pfeiffer University (Game 2) - Play-by-Play Feb 09, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC (Jack Ingram Field) Score by Innings R H E --------------------------------------- Salem International. 001 000 - 1 4 1 Pfeiffer University. 302 103 - 9 8 1 --------------------------------------- Salem International starters: 4/ss T Lease; 8/c A Potts; 6/lf L Twigg; 18/1b Al Potts; 10/p B Moretto; 21/2b K Propper; 3/3b J Stymus; 0/rf 24; 5/cf K Nutter; Pfeiffer University starters: 2/2b Nichols, K; 16/cf Bethea, S; 8/3b Nobles, H; 11/1b Fleming, S; 1/rf York, R; 5/p Thomas, C; 3/ss Wagner, A; 12/c McNeill, M; 6/lf Kreshka, B; Salem International 1st - T Lease walked. A Potts flied out to 3b. L Twigg walked; T Lease advanced to second. Al Potts singled; L Twigg advanced to second; T Lease advanced to third. B Moretto reached on a fielder's choice; Al Potts advanced to second; L Twigg advanced to third; T Lease out at home rf to c. K Propper flied out to rf. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pfeiffer University 1st - Nichols, K tripled, scored on a passed ball, RBI, unearned. Bethea, S hit by pitch. Nobles, H homered, 2 RBI; Bethea, S scored. Fleming, S singled. York, R grounded out to p; Fleming, S advanced to second. Thomas, C flied out to ss; Fleming, S advanced to third. Wagner, A reached on an error by 1b. McNeill, M reached on a fielder's choice; Wagner, A advanced to second; Fleming, S out at home p to c. 3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Salem International 2nd - J Stymus struck out. 24 hit by pitch. K Nutter struck out. T Lease walked; 24 advanced to second. A Potts struck out. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pfeiffer University 2nd - Kreshka, B flied out to cf. Nichols, K grounded out to 1b unassisted. Bethea, S walked. Nobles, H flied out to cf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Salem International 3rd - L Twigg singled. Al Potts hit into double play 3b to 2b to 1b; L Twigg out on the play. B Moretto doubled. K Propper doubled, RBI; B Moretto scored. J Stymus flied out to cf. 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pfeiffer University 3rd - Fleming, S singled. Hutcherson,A pinch ran for Fleming, S. York, R walked; Hutcherson,A advanced to second. Thomas, C singled, bunt; York, R advanced to second; Hutcherson,A advanced to third. Wagner, A grounded out to ss, SAC, RBI; Thomas, C advanced to second; York, R advanced to third; Hutcherson,A scored. McNeill, M grounded out to ss, RBI; Thomas, C advanced to third; York, R scored. Kreshka, B flied out to 3b. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Salem International 4th - Fleming, S pinch ran for Hutcherson,A. Fleming, S to 1b. 24 grounded out to ss. K Nutter flied out to cf. T Lease grounded out to p. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 4th - Nichols, K doubled, advanced to third on a passed ball. Bethea, S grounded out to 1b unassisted, SAC, RBI; Nichols, K scored, unearned. Nobles, H flied out to cf. Fleming, S flied out to cf. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Salem International 5th - A Potts reached on an error by rf. L Twigg flied out to lf; A Potts out at second ss to 2b. Al Potts out at first ss to 2b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 5th - York, R flied out to lf. Thomas, C flied out to ss. Wagner, A flied out to lf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Salem International 6th - Beck, A to p for Thomas, C. B Moretto flied out to cf. K Propper struck out. J Stymus flied out to cf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pfeiffer University 6th - McNeill, M walked. Kreshka, B reached on a fielder's choice, bunt; McNeill, M out at second p to ss. Nichols, K singled; Kreshka, B advanced to second. Bethea, S doubled, RBI; Nichols, K advanced to second on a passed ball, advanced to third; Kreshka, B scored, unearned. Nobles, H walked. Fleming, S walked, RBI; Nobles, H advanced to second; Bethea, S advanced to third; Nichols, K scored, unearned. York, R grounded out to 2b, SAC, RBI; Fleming, S advanced to second; Nobles, H advanced to third; Bethea, S scored, unearned. game end on run rule. 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.