Athletics News

  • Prior Resigns; de la Pena Takes Over Swim Program
    August 14, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Pfeiffer VP for Athletics Bob Reasso has announced the hiring of Alex de la Pena as the Head Coach of the women’s swimming team after Amy Prior resigned.
  • 2017-18 Athletics Meeting Kicks Off Historic Year
    August 14, 2017
    The first Division III class in history met last night inside Merner Gym as VP for Athletics Bob Reasso addressed all the student-athletes in preparation for the opening of the 2017-18 season. The gym bleachers were full as 21 teams packed the facility.
  • 2017 Sports Hall of Fame Class Announced; Ceremony to Take Place September 23
    July 25, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer University Athletic Department has announced that Terrence Baxter (basketball), Rick Blackwood (baseball), Eliot Campbell (tennis), Mike Downs (baseball/basketball), Shannon Reid (basketball) and the 2004 baseball team have been elected as the 2017 Sports Hall of Fame class. The new inductees will be honored at the Sports Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, September 23 in Merner Gymnasium and Pfeiffer will also be retiring the women’s basketball jersey of Hall of Famer Nancy Scoggins Janas that evening.
  • Schoch Named Associate Head Coach
    July 20, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, NC – Pfeiffer University head men's basketball coach Jeremy Currier has announced to promotion of Pete Schoch to the team's associate head coach.
  • Athens Named Assistant Coach at Saint Francis
    July 17, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Former women’s lacrosse standout and 2014 First Team All-American Katherine Athens has been hired as an assistant coach at Saint Francis, the program announced on Friday. Athens is Pfeiffer’s all-time leader in ground balls, caused turnovers and draw controls and earned back-to-back Conference Carolinas Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2013 and 2014.
  • Women's Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule
    June 28, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer women’s soccer team has announced its 2017 schedule as the Falcons embark on a new era in Division III and the USA South Athletic Conference. Pfeiffer will open DIII competition on Sept. 2 and the 17 game slate will feature some familiar foes.
  • Women's Volleyball Releases 2017 Schedule
    June 27, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer women’s volleyball team has announced its 2017 schedule this afternoon as the Falcons kick off the Division III era. Pfeiffer will host the Falcon Classic to open the season and will wrap up the 25 game slate on November 1.
  • Men's Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule
    June 20, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Pfeiffer men’s soccer coach Tony Faticoni announced the program’s 2017 schedule this afternoon. The historic season opens Sept. 1 as Pfeiffer kicks off the Division III era.
  • Flaherty Named Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
    June 13, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Pfeiffer University Athletics has announced the hiring of Jenn Flaherty as the sixth head coach in women’s lacrosse history. Flaherty has plenty of knowledge of the Falcons as she joins the Pfeiffer family after six years as head coach at Conference Carolinas opponent Belmont Abbey College.
  • Falcons Ranked No. 18 in Final NFCA Poll
    June 08, 2017
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Thanks to a record-breaking season, the Pfeiffer softball team ended the 2017 campaign ranked No. 18 in the nation in the final National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll. The Falcons broke program records for most wins in a season (46) and highest winning percentage (.852) under second year head coach Monte Sherrill.
  • Crowder Named Conference Carolinas Softball Scholar Athlete of the Year
    June 01, 2017
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the Spring Scholar Athletes of the Year, as voted on by the student-athlete affairs committee. This prestigious award is presented annually to a student-athlete in each sport for recognition of their outstanding performance on the field and in the classroom.
  • Pfeiffer Drops Men's Volleyball Program
    June 01, 2017
    Pfeiffer University is dropping the men’s volleyball program, effective immediately. With the move to Division III and the USA South Athletic Conference, the university was unable to find a way to continue competing in the sport.
  • Pfeiffer Athletics Hosts 2017 Keith Crisco Memorial Golf Tournament
    May 26, 2017
    Pfeiffer University Athletics and the Falcon Club, Pfeiffer athletics’ booster organization, hosted the 2017 Keith Crisco Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, May 22 at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. The foursome of Chris Costa, John Coyne, Scott Harvey and Jason Ofsanko came home with a first place finish at the tournament on a beautiful May afternoon and set a new tournament record with a score of 47.
  • Poole and Pennell Named D2CCA Second Team All-Region
    May 16, 2017
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - A pair of Pfeiffer Falcons were named to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Softball All-Southeast Region team on Monday afternoon. Freshman third basemen Makenzie Pennell and senior pitcher Sydney Poole earned Second Team All-Region honors.
  • Falcons Done in By Long Ball as Record Season Comes to a Close
    May 14, 2017
    SAVANNAH, GA - For the second straight season, the Pfeiffer softball team (46-8) saw its season come to an end at the hands of Armstrong St. in the Southeast Regional final. The Pirates (34-12) hit seven home runs in their doubleheader sweep to advance to next week’s Super Regional against North Georgia.
  • Saturday's Southeast Regional Postponed
    May 13, 2017
    Due to inclement weather, Saturday's Southeast Regional Championship games between the Pfeiffer Falcons and the Armstrong State Pirates have been postponed until 12 noon on Sunday afternoon.
  • Falcons Top Young Harris 2-1, Advance to Regional Finals
    May 12, 2017
    SAVANNAH, G.A. – Caitlin Christian was dominant in a complete game performance and left fielder Stephanie Fortner came up with the clutch go-ahead RBI single in the fifth inning as the No. 7-seeded Pfeiffer softball team (46-6) beat No. 6 seed Young Harris, 2-1, in the NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals for its second upset win in as many days.
  • Millsaps' Hot Bat Leads Falcons to Win in NCAA Tournament Opener
    May 11, 2017
    SAVANNAH, GA - For the second straight season, the Pfeiffer softball team (45-6) defeated a higher-seeded opponent in its NCAA Tournament opener as the Falcons outlasted No. 2 seed Carson-Newman (43-12) by a score of 7-4 in nine innings on Thursday afternoon. Kiana Millsaps had four runs batted in, including the game-winning hit in the ninth inning as Pfeiffer ended a 21-game head-to-head losing streak against the Eagles.
  • PREVIEW: Pfeiffer and Carson-Newman Battle in Southeast Regional Opener
    May 10, 2017
    For the third time in program history and second consecutive year, the Pfeiffer softball team will compete in the NCAA Tournament. In its opener, the Falcons take on South Atlantic Conference opponent Carson-Newman at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at the campus of Armstrong St.
  • Borrosh Steps Down as Women's Lacrosse Coach
    May 10, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Pfeiffer University athletics has announced the resignation of former women’s lacrosse head coach Chandler Borrosh. Borrosh guided the Falcons for two seasons before stepping down to pursue a career in the medical field.
  • DIII Q&A with Southeast Regional Coach of the Year Jeremy Currier
    May 09, 2017
    2016-17 Conference Carolinas men’s basketball Coach of the Year and Southeast Regional Coach of the Year, Jeremy Currier, sat down to answer five questions about the Falcons upcoming move to Division III.
  • Falcons Advance to Second Straight NCAA Tournament; Take on Carson-Newman in Opener
    May 08, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - For the second straight season, the Pfeiffer softball team has qualified for the NCAA Division II Softball Tournament starting on Thursday, March 11. This year, the Falcons earned an at-large bid and are the No. 7 seed in the Southeast Region.
  • Softball Finds Out NCAA Tournament Fate Tomorrow at 10 a.m.
    May 07, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer softball team will find out its postseason fate on Monday, May 8 as NCAA Division II announces its 2017 softball bracket at 10 a.m. The brackets will be unveiled here:
  • Former Women's Lacrosse Teammates Square off in Big South Championship Game
    May 07, 2017
    A pair of Pfeiffer women’s lacrosse alums will square off Sunday with a trip to the NCAA Tournament on the line as Campbell takes on High Point in the Big South Conference Tournament Championship game at noon. The game will air at noon and feature Lydnsey Boswell’s top-seeded High Point squad taking on Dawn Easley’s Campbell team and will be broadcast on ESPN3.
  • Falcons Ranked No. 8 in NFCA National Poll
    May 03, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - In the latest NFCA poll, the Pfeiffer softball team slipped two spots to No. 8 in the national rankings. Pfeiffer currently sits 44-6 on the season and has set the program record for most wins and highest winning percentage.
  • Pfeiffer Falls Short in Quest to Repeat; Await Postseason Fate on May 8
    April 30, 2017
    BURLINGTON, N.C. - The Pfeiffer softball team’s quest for a second straight Conference Carolinas Tournament championship fell short as the Falcons (44-6) fell to North Greenville (35-17) in the tournament final. Amanda Coffrin pitched NGU to their first ever Conference Tournament Title with a complete game shutout in the Crusaders 4-0 victory.
  • Baseball Eliminated from Conference Carolinas Tournament with Loss to Mount Olive
    April 30, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Just three days removed from its shocking 9-2 upset over No. 1 nationally-ranked Mount Olive in day one of the Conference Carolinas tournament, the Pfeiffer baseball team (24-25) was victim of organized revenge, falling to the Trojans 16-2 in the semifinals on Sunday afternoon.
  • Pair of Walk Off Wins in Extra Innings Send Falcons on to Championship Game
    April 29, 2017
    BURLINGTON, N.C. - A pair of extra inning walk offs kept the Pfeiffer softball teams’ hopes alive for a second straight Conference Carolinas Tournament title on a hot Saturday afternoon. The Falcons outlasted Lees-McRae 2-1 in 10 innings to start the day and then topped Limestone 5-4 in nine innings. Needing a third straight win on a 90 degree day, Pfeiffer beat Erskine 7-2 in the night cap and move on to tomorrow’s championship round to play North Greenville.
  • Five Women's Lacrosse Players Named to All-Conference Team
    April 29, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Conference Carolinas announced its 2017 women’s lacrosse award winners on Saturday afternoon and included were five players from Pfeiffer University. Juniors Molly O’Friel and Josie Lent, and sophomore Ally Unkenholz were tabbed first-team All-Conference, while freshman Meagan Bourque and junior goalkeeper Emily James were honored as second-team representatives.
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