Athletics News

  • Zalacca Announces Resignation to Become Assistant AD for Athletic Communications at Lenoir-Rhyne
    July 16, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications Jeremy Zalacca announced his resignation to assume the same position at Lenoir-Rhyne University.
  • Lafferty Announced as Athletic Director
    July 11, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Pfeiffer President Dr. Colleen Keith has announced the promotion of Danielle Lafferty to the position of Athletic Director. Lafferty had served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance at Pfeiffer for the past two-and-a-half years under former VP for Athletics Bob Reasso.
  • Reasso Accepts Position at American University in Cairo
    July 10, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – VP for Athletics Bob Reasso has announced his resignation to become the Athletic Director at The American University in Cairo, Egypt. Reasso served for five years at Pfeiffer and acted as the men’s soccer coach for four years. Reasso led the Falcons to a 25-0 season and NCAA Division II National Championship in 2015 and the Falcons became the first undefeated national champion in 16 years.
  • 2018 Men's Soccer Schedule Announced
    July 05, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - As he enters his second season at the helm, head men's soccer coach Tony Faticoni announced the 2018 schedule.
  • Softball Places Three on All-State Team
    June 20, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced the 2018 All-State softball team and three Falcons were among the selections. Vada Blue Sherrill, Makenzie Pennell and Kiana Millsaps were all named to the First Team.  
  • Trio Named to NCCSIA All-State Team
    June 18, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced the 2018 All-State baseball selections and three Falcons were among the selections. Kirby Lambert and Jordan Eckard were named to the First Team, while Derek Perry was a Second Team award winner.
  • Women's Soccer Announces 2018 Schedule
    June 15, 2018
    Pfeiffer women’s soccer head coach Robyn Horner announced the 2018 schedule this afternoon. The 17-game slate features seven home games and 10 on the road.
  • Calhoun and Sherrill Named Male and Female Athletes of the Year
    June 14, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Pfeiffer Athletics has announced the 2017-18 Athletes of the Year who will be honored at the Pfeiffer Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony on the evening of September 29. Men's basketball star Josh Calhoun has been selected as the Male Athlete of the Year, while softball standout Vada Blue Sherrill earned the Female Athlete of the Year.
  • Vada Blue Sherrill Named Second Team All-American
    May 30, 2018
    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Junior shortstop Vada Blue Sherrill was named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second Team All-American after her record-breaking year. 
  • O'Friel Selected to Play in IWLCA Division III Senior All-Star Game
    May 25, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Standout senior Molly O'Friel was selected to play in the IWLCA Division III Senior All-Star game as announced by the organization this afternoon. The game will take place on June 2 at 2:30 p.m. on Tierney Field at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md. Admission to the game is free and will be streamed on IWLCA-tv.com. 
  • Sherrill Adds Three Awards as Trio Earn Accolades
    May 24, 2018
    Standout shortstop Vada Blue Sherrill added a pair of honors to her resume as the junior was named ECAC Player of the Year and also earned NFCA Second Team All-American and First Team All-ECAC accolades. Monte Sherrill was named ECAC Coach of the Year and Stephanie Fortner was also a First Team All-ECAC selection.
  • Garlow Selected to Play in Prestigious USILA/Nike North-South Senior All-Star Game
    May 23, 2018
    The rosters were announced for the 77th Annual USILA/Nike North-South Senior All-Star games and Pfeiffer’s Blade Garlow was selected to compete for the Division III South team. The All-Star game will be played at Chapey Field at Anderson Stadium on the campus of Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island on Friday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Four Selected to First Team All-ECAC; Eckard Named Second Team All-Region by D3baseball.com
    May 23, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Jordan Eckard, Derek Perry, Kirby Lambert and Christian Marciano were selected to the First Team All-ECAC this morning and Eckard was named a Second Team All-South Region performer by D3baseball.com.
  • Siaj Earns National Team Call from Jordan; Scores Goal in First Game
    May 16, 2018
    OKLAHOMA CITY ? Former Pfeiffer men?s soccer player and national champion Jaime Siaj has been selected by Jordan?s National Team for a pair of upcoming international exhibitions at the end of the month, the club announced.
  • Sherrill and Pennell Earn NFCA All-Region Selections
    May 17, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced its Division III All-Region teams and Vada Blue Sherrill was named to the Atlantic Region First Team and Makenzie Pennell garnered a Third Team selection.
  • O'Friel Named Second Team All-ECAC
    May 17, 2018
    DANBURY, CONN. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced its 2018 Division III Men's Lacrosse major award winners and All-ECAC selections this morning. Pfeiffer'sMolly O’Friel was selected to the Second Team All-ECAC.
  • Garlow Named Second Team All-ECAC; Nelson Earns Honorable Mention
    May 16, 2018
    DANBURY, CONN. – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced its 2018 Division III Men’s Lacrosse major award winners and All-ECAC selections this morning. Pfeiffer’s Blade Garlow and Jared Nelson were named Second Team All-ECAC and Honorable Mention All-ECAC respectively.
  • Pfeiffer Hosts Annual Keith Crisco Memorial Golf Tournament
    May 16, 2018
    Pfeiffer University Athletics and the Falcon Club, Pfeiffer athletics' booster organization, hosted the 2018 Keith Crisco Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, May 14 at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. The foursome of Poovey, Simmons, Carpenter and Griggs came home with a first-place finish at the tournament on a beautiful May afternoon with a score of 54.
  • Softball Crowned ECAC Champs with Dominant Victory
    May 13, 2018
    ERIE, Pa. -- The No. 1 seeded Pfeiffer Falcons (37-5) captured the program's first ECAC Division III Softball Championship on Sunday afternoon with a dominant 8-0 road victory in five innings against Penn St.-Behrend (32-13). The win, coupled with the men's tennis championship yesterday, gives Pfeiffer University two championships in two days.
  • CHAMPS: Men's Tennis Claims First ECAC Championship in School History
    May 12, 2018
    OWINGS MILL, MD. – The Pfeiffer men’s tennis team (14-4) entered the ECAC Division III Men’s Tennis Tournament as the No. 1 seed and had little trouble eliminating FDU-Florham and Stevenson by scores of 4-0 to earn the program’s and universities first ECAC Championship.
  • Softball Advances to ECAC Semifinal with Walkoff Win
    May 09, 2018
    MADISON, N.J. -- In just her sixth at-bat of the season, Sydney Bowles hit a walk-off single that scored Bailey Sherrill to send the Falcons (36-5) to a 2-1 victory in the bottom of the seventh against FDU-Florham (19-18) on Wednesday afternoon. The No. 1 seed Falcons advance to the semifinal of the ECAC Tournament and face No. 4 seed Penn St. Behrend at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Lacrosse Falls in ECAC Quarterfinal
    May 09, 2018
    ARLINGTON, VA. -- In their first ECAC Tournament appearance in program history, the Pfeiffer women's lacrosse team (11-2) saw its 10 game winning streak come to an end at the hands of defending ECAC Champion Marymount (10-9) on Wednesday evening. 
  • Falcons Earn Top Seed in ECAC Tournament; Will Play FDU-Florham on Wednesday
    May 07, 2018
    The Pfeiffer softball team has earned the No. 1 seed in the ECAC Division III tournament the league has announced this afternoon. The Falcons (35-5) will travel to Madison, NJ to take on the No. 8 seed Farleigh Dickinson-Florham Devils on Wednesday, with the game time still to be determined.
  • Men's Tennis Earns No. 1 Seed in ECAC Tournament; Play FDU-Florham on Saturday
    May 07, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer men's tennis team was selected as the No. 1 seed in the ECAC Division III Tournament the league announced this afternoon. The Falcons (12-4) will take on Farleigh Dickson-Florham on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. on the campus of Stevenson University. 
  • Women's Lacrosse Headed to ECAC Tournament; Take on Marymount in First Round
    May 07, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women's lacrosse team was selected to compete in the 2018 Division III ECAC Tournament as announced by the league this afternoon. The Falcons (11-1) will travel to Arlington, VA to take on Marymount University (9-9) on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m.
  • Falcons Extend Win Streak To 19 Games With 9-2 Victory To End Regular Season
    April 30, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. – The Pfeiffer baseball team (31-7) completed their regular season by winning their 19th game in a row with a 9-2 victory over Piedmont International. The win is the 31st on the year for the Falcons and now they await a possible birth into the ECAC tournament.
  • Track and Field Ends Season at Atlantic Independent Championships
    April 30, 2018
    Berea, Ky – The Pfeiffer men’s and women’s team finished their season at the Atlantic Independent Track and Field Championships. Both teams took home 4th place in the two-day event.
  • Schoch Announced as New Men's Basketball Coach
    April 27, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Former Associate Head Coach Pete Schoch has been named the 11th head men’s basketball coach in program history. Schoch spent four seasons on the bench for the Falcons and was promoted from assistant coach to associate head coach last summer.
  • Pfeiffer Announces the Addition of eSports
    April 26, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Pfeiffer University has announced the addition of an eSports program beginning in the fall of the 2018-19 academic year. With the addition, Pfeiffer is adding one of the largest growing sports in all of college athletics.
  • Softball Sweeps Piedmont International; Finishes Regular Season with 35-5 Record
    April 25, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (35-5) wrapped up its 2018 regular season with a pair of five-inning sweeps of lowly Piedmont International (1-17) on Wednesday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field.
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