Athletics News

  • Five Players Net Hat Tricks as Falcons Cruise Past William Peace
    March 21, 2018
    RALEIGH, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s lacrosse team (6-3) had little trouble dispatching William Peace (3-7) as the Falcons came away with a 20-7 victory on Wednesday evening. Five different players netted a hat trick for the Falcons who entered as one of the most efficient offenses in the nation and posted their third 20-goal output of the season.
  • O'Friel Wins Second Consecutive ECAC Player of the Week Award
    March 21, 2018
    DANBURY, CONN. -- For the second consecutive week, senior Molly O'Friel has been named the ECAC South Offensive Player of the Week the league announced this afternoon.
  • Lambert Leads Pfeiffer to 14th Win With 9-6 Victory Over Queens
    March 20, 2018
    It was a chilly afternoon in the village of Misenheimer on Wednesday, but that didn’t stop the Pfeiffer baseball team (14-7) from scoring nine runs en route to a 9-6 victory over Queens University (15-5). Leading the charge was Kirby Lambert, who crushed his 9th homerun of the season to drive in three of his four runs on the day to anchor the Falcon offense.
  • SCHEDULE UPDATE: Baseball Moves First Pitch to 3 p.m. on Tuesday
    March 19, 2018
    Tuesday's baseball game between Pfeiffer and Queens has been moved to 3 p.m. due to forcasted rain later in the evening.
  • Women's Golf Competes at Wingate Challenge
    March 19, 2018
    MONROE, N.C. -- Competing against a Division II field, the Pfeiffer women's golf team finished 11th at the Wingate Challenge hosted by Wingate University. The Falcons shot 700 as a team and were once again led by senior Meghan Holbrooks. 
  • Baseball Tops No. 8 Methodist, 6-5
    March 18, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer baseball team (13-7) handed Methodist (20-3) just its third loss of the season with a 6-5 victory on Sunday afternoon, salvaging the final game of the three-game weekend series. Will Altemueller tossed six solid innings and Xavier Rodriguez retired all six batters he faced to earn the save.
  • Softball Sweeps Salem to Improve to 20-2
    March 17, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- For the second time this season, the Pfeiffer softball team (20-2) swept Salem, winning by scores of 10-2 and 8-0 on Saturday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field. The Falcons winning streak extended to nine in the sweep.
  • Nelson's Seven Goals Send Pfeiffer Past Methodist
    March 17, 2018
    Fayetteville, NC - The Pfeiffer men's lacrosse team (5-3) defeated Methodist (2-5)by a final score of 16-9 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's Lacrosse Wins Seventh Straight
    March 17, 2018
    Misenheimer, NC - The Pfeiffer women's lacrosse team (8-1) put on a dominating display against Ferrum College (3-6) on Saturday afternoon as they defeated the Panthers 18-4. The Falcons were led by Molly O'Friel and Meagan Bourque. O'Friel had six goals on the afternoon and Bourque tallied four goals. 
  • Track and Field Opens Outdoor Season at Braves Classic
    March 16, 2018
    Pembroke, NC – The Pfeiffer men’s and women’s track and field team opened their outdoor campaign at the Braves Classic, held on the campus of UNC Pembroke.
  • Falcons Take Two Matches To Improve to 9-2
    March 17, 2018
    Raleigh, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer men’s tennis team took home two wins on Saturday, defeating Shaw 6-3 and William Peace 7-2. The team improves to 9-2 on the year with the victory. Pfeiffer vs Shaw The Falcons defeated the Bears 6-3 in the morning match. Bjorn Barwinski won the first singles match for Pfeiffer, defeating Ngonidzashe Makambwa 6-4, 6-2. Senior Eduan Louw defeated Destiny Udofe in three sets 6-3, 5-7, and 6-0. Raul Ruiz and Ethan Elliott also came out victorious, with Ruiz winning 6-0, 6-0, and Elliott winning in three sets 5-7, 6-0, and 6-3. In doubles play, Thomas Hubble and Raul Ruiz defeated Oscar Del Grando and Makambwa 8-1, while Barwinski and David Weir won their match against Udofe and Daniel AC 8-2. In the final doubles match, Eduan Louw and Trey Speight defeated Junior Davis-Bablola and Enrico Baldon 8-5. Pfeiffer vs William Peace In their match against the Pacers, Pfeiffer took home a solid 7-2 win in their afternoon match. David Weir came home with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Patrick Ralph. Eduan Louw took home another win on the day, defeating Davis Felts 6-0, 6-0. Raul Ruiz, Ethan Elliott, and Trey Speight also took home victories in singles play. In doubles competition, Thomas Hubble and Ruiz took home a win over Dylan Betancourt and Patrick Ralph 8-2. The team of Bjorn Barwinski and David Weir won the final match for the Falcons by defeating David Felts and Daniel Carter 8-1. Pfeiffer will look for win number 10 on the season Wednesday as they face off against Ferrum at home. The match is scheduled for 2 p.m.
  • Women's Tennis Splits Matches Against William Peace and Shaw
    March 17, 2018
    Raleigh, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women’s tennis team split two matches on Saturday, losing to Shaw 9-0 while defeating WIlliam Peace 9-0. The win gives the Falcons their third of the season.
  • Falcons Fall to #8 Methodist 9-6
    March 17, 2018
    Fayetteville, N.C. – It was another tough loss for the Pfeiffer baseball team on Saturday afternoon as they fell in game two to Methodist 9-6. The Falcon pitching staff struggled throughout, giving up 11 hits and walking 9 Monarch hitters.
  • Pfeiffer Baseball Falls to Methodist 7-5 in Series Opener
    March 16, 2018
    The Pfeiffer baseball team took a tough loss to Methodist by a score of 7-5 on Friday night. The Monarchs came in to this series as the number eight ranked team in the country in Division III baseball.
  • O'Friel Sets Team Record with 10 Goals as Falcons Breeze to Victory
    March 14, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – After tying the record earlier in the season, Molly O’Friel broke the program mark for most goals in a game as the senior poured in 10 in a 24-3 Pfeiffer (7-1) victory over Salem (1-9) on Wednesday night. The win is Pfeiffer’s sixth straight victory.
  • Pfeiffer Tennis Falls to Methodist 8-1
    March 14, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women’s tennis team took an 8-1 loss to Methodist on Wednesday afternoon. Their record falls to 2-5 on the year.
  • Sherrill Earns Second NFCA National Player of the Week Award
    March 14, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Vada Blue Sherrill earned her second NFCA National Player of the Week award the league announced this afternoon. Sherrill had previously won the National Player of the Week on Feb. 27.
  • O'Friel Earns ECAC South Player of the Week Honors
    March 14, 2018
    DANBURY, CONN. – Pfeiffer senior midfielder Molly O’Friel has been named the ECAC South Player of the Week the league announced this afternoon. O’Friel wins the award after an outstanding three-game week last week.
  • Softball Doubleheader With Meredith Postponed
    March 13, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Due to weather conditions, tomorrow's softball doubleheader between Pfeiffer and Meredith has been postponed. The games will be made up on Wednesday, March 21 at 3 and 5 p.m.
  • Sherrill Named ECAC South Player of the Week
    March 13, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Vada Blue Sherrill was named the ECAC South Player of the Week for the week of March 5-11, the league announced this afternoon. This was the first week of the Spring Player of the Week honors for the ECAC.
  • Baseball Game at St. Andrews Postponed
    March 12, 2018
    Tomorrow's baseball game between St. Andrews and Pfeiffer has been postponed due to rain. No makeup date has been announced.
  • O'Friel's 13 Points Lead Falcons Past LaGrange
    March 11, 2018
    LAGRANGE, GA. -- LaGrange had no answer for Molly O'Friel as the Falcons (6-1) ran past the Panthers (3-5) on Sunday afternoon. O'Friel finished the game with eight goals and five assists for 13 points, which tied the third most points in a single game in program history and is a career high for the senior. 
  • Pfeiffer Scores Twenty Goals in Dominating Performance Over Huntingdon
    March 10, 2018
    Montgomery, AL -- It was a dominating performance for the Pfeiffer women’s lacrosse team on Saturday as they defeated Huntingdon 20-1. The 20 point outburst is the highest of the season, beating their 19 point performance in their first game of the season against Greensboro.
  • Pfeiffer Baseball Splits Double-Header Against Averett; Takes Series 2-1
    March 10, 2018
    Danville, V.A. -- The Pfeiffer baseball team split a double header on Saturday afternoon against Averett, taking game one 7-4 and losing game two 2-0. Despite the loss in game two, the Falcons won the series two games to one as they took Friday night's matchup buy a score of 8-2.
  • Softball Improves to 18-2 with Sweep of William Peace
    March 10, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (18-2) breezed to a pair of wins over William Peace (11-9) on Saturday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field. The Falcons won game one 8-0 in sixKia innings and took an 8-1 decision in game two.
  • Garlow's Four Goals Lead Pfeiffer Past Piedmont, 10-8
    March 10, 2018
    DEMOREST, GA. – The Pfeiffer men’s lacrosse team (4-3) moved a game over .500 with a 10-8 road victory at Piedmont (4-4) on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons never trailed in the contest and got four goals from senior Blade Garlow in the win.
  • Pfeiffer Tennis Takes Loss to NC Wesleyan
    March 10, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s tennis team took a home loss to N.C. Wesleyan 9-0 on Saturday afternoon. It was just the second loss of the season for the team, and their first since the fall against Catawba.
  • Falcons Take Series Opener Against Averett
    March 09, 2018
    DANVILLE, VA — Nick Richmond tossed seven strong innings and Bryan Kowalski hit a 3-run home run to lead the Falcons (11-4) to an 8-2 victory over Averett (5-14) in the opener of a three-game series.
  • SCHEDULE UPDATE: Upcoming Rain Moves Meredith DH from Sunday to Wednesday
    March 09, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- With heavy rain in the forecast on Sunday, the Pfeiffer softball team has moved its doubleheader with Meredith to Wednesday, March 14. Game one will start at 1 p.m. with game two following 20 minutes after the conclusion of the opener.
  • Falcons Use the Home Run Ball to Sweep Salem
    March 08, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (16-2) swept a doubleheader at Salem (10-8) winning by scores of 6-3 and 10-3 on Thursday evening. Vada Blue Sherrill hit two more home runs on the day, giving her five over her last three games.
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