Athletics News

  • Calhoun Named to Bevo Francis Award Top 100 List
    January 15, 2018
    Baldwin City, Kan. -- Small College Basketball announced its first Watch List for the 2018 Bevo Francis Award which consists of 100 men's basketball players in the country who compete in the affiliations of NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA Division I, NAIA Division II, USCAA and NCCAA. The Falcons Josh Calhoun was selected to the list as the senior’s scorching start to the season has people taking notice.
  • Women's Basketball Runs Winning Streak to Seven with 63-51 Win Over Greensboro
    January 14, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Thanks to a 63-51 victory over Greensboro (10-4) on Sunday afternoon, the Pfeiffer women's basketball team ran its winning streak to seven straight. The Falcons used a 16-6 fourth quarter advantage to earn their 10th victory of the season.
  • Swimming Splits at Converse
    January 13, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, SC -- The Pfeiffer swimming team earned a split at the Converse meet today, losing to the host Valkaryies but defeating UNC Pembroke for the second time this season. 
  • McClain's Big Game Helps Pfeiffer Past Averett 77-66
    January 13, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team continued their winning ways on Saturday as they defeated Averett (8-6) 77-66. The Falcons (9-1) extend their win streak to 6 games. Freshman A’Maya McClain was the high scorer on the afternoon as she scored 22 points while going 7-12 from the floor, including going 2-3 from behind the arc.
  • Falcons Defeat Carolina Christian 124-66; Run Win Streak to 11
    January 13, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – For the second time this season, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (11-0) put a hurting on Carolina Christian (6-6), this time it was a 124-66 thumping on Saturday afternoon. Just over a month ago, Pfeiffer beat the Centurions 129-73.
  • Dominating First Half Leads Pfeiffer Past Columbia International
    January 11, 2018
    The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team put on another clinic tonight as they defeated Columbia International (3-11) 120-68. The Falcons (10-0) continue their red hot start to the season as they keep their undefeated streak alive. Pfeiffer was led by Josiah Avington, Josh Calhoun, and freshman Luke Storey who all had 15 points each on the night.
  • Pfeiffer Outlasts NC Wesleyan 76-64
    January 10, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team took home another win tonight as they defeated NC Wesleyan by a score of 76-64. The Falcons improve their record to an impressive 8-1 on the season, while the Battling Bishops fall to 5-8. Dajea Scott was the top scorer for Pfeiffer with 15 points, including going 5-8 from the field. The Falcons win streak improves to 5 games with the win.
  • Whitener's Double-Double Helps Falcons Complete the Sweep of Averett
    January 09, 2018
    DANVILLE, VA – For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team has won its first nine games of the season with a 109-77 victory over Averett (6-5) on Tuesday evening. The ’03-’04 Falcons hold the record for most wins in a season with 31 so the current edition of Pfeiffer’s basketball team is in elite company.
  • Women's Basketball Overpowers Methodist
    January 07, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (7-1) took home a Sunday afternoon victory as they defeated Methodist (1-11) by the score of 87-59. The Falcon’s win streak improves to three games, while Methodist dropped their seventh game in a row. Sydni Bickford led the way for Pfeiffer with 20 points, including going 5-11 from behind the arc.
  • Pfeiffer's Big Fourth Quarter Helps Defeat Ferrum 59-50
    January 06, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team hit the court on Saturday afternoon and took home their sixth victory of the year, including their third straight. The Falcons (6-1) defeated the Ferrum Panthers (4-7) by a score of 59-50. Despite scoring a season low five points in the first quarter, the Pfeiffer defense forced 26 turnovers and overcame their slow start to grab the win. Sydni Bickford led the Falcons with 15 points, including shooting 3-9 from beyond the arc.
  • Men's Basketball Improves to 8-0 as Calhoun Drops 35 Points
    January 06, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – For the first time since the 2006-07 season, Pfeiffer won its eighth consecutive game to start the season as the undefeated Falcons handed Berea (3-8) a 117-83 defeat on Saturday afternoon inside Merner Gymnasium. Josh Calhoun stayed red-hot with 35 points on 13-of-19 shooting and seven made 3-pointers.
  • Men's Basketball Ranked No. 1 in Division III by StatGeek Analytics
    January 04, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team is off to one of the hottest starts in program history and is now ranked as the No. 1 team in all of Division III by StatGeek, an analytics company that specializes in statistics and advanced metrics.
  • Falcons Improve to 7-0 With 103-62 Drubbing of Ferrum
    January 03, 2018
    FERRUM, VA – Senior Josh Calhoun stayed red-hot as the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (7-0) ran its win streak to seven in a row to open the 2017-18 campaign with a dominant 103-62 victory over Ferrum (2-7) on Wednesday night. Calhoun followed up his 46-point outburst on Saturday with a 30-point showing tonight as the Rockingham, NC native went 9-of-12 from the field and 8-of-11 from long range. Over his last two contests, Calhoun has converted a staggering 18 3-pointers.
  • Women's Basketball Forces 43 Turnovers in 80-58 Victory Over Mary Baldwin
    January 02, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (5-1) defeated an overmatched Mary Baldwin (1-9) squad by a final score of 80-58 on Tuesday afternoon at Merner Gym. Junior center Grayson Harris posted her third double-double of the season for the Falcons, finishing with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Calhoun's 46-Point Outburst Leads Falcons to Sixth Straight Win
    December 31, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Senior guard Josh Calhoun had one of the greatest games in Pfeiffer basketball history, dropping 46 points to lead the Falcons (6-0) to a 43-point win over William Peace (2-7) on New Year's Eve inside Merner Gym. Calhoun came just four points shy of tying Tony Smith's all-time mark of 50 points in a game and he tied the program mark for most made 3-pointers in a game with 10. 
  • Bickford and Scott Lead Pfeiffer to Comeback Victory over Columbia
    December 30, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Sydni Bickford and Dajea Scott combined for 13 points in the fourth quarter as Pfeiffer (4-1) erased a 77-70 deficit with 5:40 to play and came away with an 87-83 victory inside Merner Gym on Saturday afternoon over Columbia College (2-11). Bickford scored all seven of her fourth-quarter points in the final 2:59, which started with a go-ahead jumper to put Pfeiffer ahead 80-79.
  • Basketball Is Back With A Pair of Home Weekend Contests
    December 28, 2017
    Basketball is back in the Village with a pair of games this weekend. The women’s team (3-1) hosts Columbia (SC) at 2 p.m. Saturday and the men (5-0) play William Peace on Sunday at 4.
  • Stampler Named Head Baseball Coach
    December 19, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Vice President for Athletics Bob Reasso announced this afternoon that Jordan Stampler has been named the Pfeiffer Baseball Head Coach. Stampler becomes the seventh head coach in program history and has served as the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator with the Falcons for the past two-and-a-half years.
  • Blake Resigns to Become Pitching Coach at Duke
    December 18, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – After five successful seasons as the head coach of the Pfeiffer baseball team, Dusty Blake has announced his resignation to become the pitching coach at Duke University. Blake joins the staff of Chris Pollard who was the head coach at Pfeiffer from 2000-04.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers First Loss of Season
    December 14, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (3-1) suffered its first loss of the season in a 65-61 defeat at Johnson & Wales (8-3) on Thursday evening. A'Mya McClain was Pfeiffer's leading scorer, dropping 15 points on 5-of-11 shooting.
  • Sawyers Breaks Record for Field Goal Percentage as Pfeiffer Remains Unbeaten
    December 13, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (5-0) used a record-breaking performance from Marcus Sawyers to defeat Greensboro (2-4) by a final score of 113-85 on Wednesday evening. Sawyers broke the program record for highest field goal percentage in a game with his 11-for-12 (91.6 percent) performance. Sawyers knocked down all four of his attempts from long range and topped the previous mark for the highest percentage of made field goals with a minimum of eight made shots. The record of 88.9 percent (8-of-9) was set by Jerod Wallace on Feb. 12, 2013, against Barton.
  • Women's Basketball Ranked No. 8 in StatGeek National Poll
    December 13, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team is ranked No. 8 in Division III in a top-25 poll released by StatGeek Analytics. The company uses a formula similar to that used by KenPom for Division I to rank the top programs in NCAA’s largest division.
  • Currier Earns 100th Head Coaching Win in One-Sided Affair
    December 10, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Pfeiffer Head Coach Jeremy Currier earned a milestone victory in Pfeiffer's (4-0) 129-73 dismantling of Carolina Christian (6-7) on Sunday afternoon. The win was number 100 in the young coaching career of Currier with 93 of those wins coming as the leader of the Falcons program.
  • Men's Basketball Improves to 3-0 with 123-107 Victory over Averett
    December 09, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – In an offensive explosion, the Pfeiffer men’s basketball team (3-0) remained unbeaten with a 123-107 victory over Averett (5-2) on Saturday evening inside Merner Gymnasium. Josh Calhoun scored a team-high 31 points in the victory and Brendan Jones dropped a career-high 18 points on 5-of-8 shooting.
  • Baseball Releases 2018 Schedule; Season Opens Feb. 3
    December 06, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Head Coach Dusty Blake announced the 2018 Pfeiffer Baseball schedule this afternoon as the Falcons embark on their first season as members of NCAA Division III and the USA South Athletic Conference.
  • Women's Basketball Stays Hot with 92-69 Victory at Meredith
    December 03, 2017
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- For the first time since the 2012-13 season, the Pfeiffer women's basketball is off to a 3-0 start thanks to tenacious defense and an uptempo offense. For the second consecutive game, the Falcons broke the program record for most shot attempts in a game, hoisting 98 attempts in 40 minutes en route to a 92-69 victory over Meredith (0-7) on Sunday afternoon.
  • Falcons Open Their Season At The JDL Kick-off Classic; Chavers Finishes 4th In Weight Throw
    December 02, 2017
    On Saturday, the Pfeiffer Falcons opened up their indoor portion of their track and field season as they competed in the JDL Kick-off Classic. The Falcons were one of a few Division III schools present, but their main competition was against former Division II foes and Division I athletes.
  • Men's Lacrosse Announces 2018 Schedule
    November 30, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer men’s lacrosse program announced its 2018 schedule this afternoon. Head Coach Scott Nelson’s squad will embark on their inaugural season as members of the USA South Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III where Nelson previously won a National Championship at Nazareth College.
  • Jackson and Eaton Selected to Second Team All-State
    November 28, 2017
    Senior defender Tori Jackson and freshman forward Cayci Eaton were selected to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) Second Team All-State as announced by the organization on Tuesday afternoon. The duo becomes ninth and tenth players in program history to be named to the All-State team.
  • Pfeiffer Joins ECAC; Eligible to Compete in Postseason Tournaments Starting This Year
    November 15, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Pfeiffer Vice President for Athletics Bob Reasso announced today that the Falcons have become the 108th Division III program to join the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).  Pfeiffer becomes the first DIII program from North Carolina to join the prestigious Conference and the move will allow Pfeiffer an opportunity to play in the postseason immediately while they continue to transition to full members of DIII. 
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