2016-17 Baseball News

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    March 28, 2017
    Pfeiffer Scores 14; Wins Over Lenoir-Rhyne The Pfeiffer Falcons (14-17) bats put up nine runs on Lenoir-Rhyne Bears' (18-13) starter Austin Hancock as they went on to win 14-4 on Tuesday night in non-conference action. Xavier Rodriguez went 3-for-4 with three RBI and two walks.
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    March 25, 2017
    Crusaders Sweep Falcons In Saturday Doubleheader After a Friday night come from behind victory, Pfeiffer (13-17, 5-10 CC) was unable to use any of their comeback magic on Saturday versus Belmont Abbey (20-13, 12-6 CC) as the Crusaders swept the Falcons in both games of their doubleheader at Joe Ferebee Field.
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    March 24, 2017
    Back-to Back Homers Help Propel Pfeiffer To Victory Over Belmont Abbey Back-to-back homers from Jordan Eckard and Zach Scudder in the bottom of the seventh inning helped propel the Pfeiffer Falcons (13-15, 5-8 CC) to a 10-7 victory over the Belmont Abbey Crusaders (18-13, 10-6 CC) on Friday night at Joe Ferebee Field.
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    March 22, 2017
    Falcons Win in Ten Innings at Newberry, 10-9 NEWBERRY, S.C. – For the second time this season Pfeiffer (12-15) defeated Newberry (17-13) in extra innings. On Wednesday, the Falcons defeated the Wolves 10-9 in 10 innings as Zach Scudder went 5-for-5 with four runs scored and Kirby Lambert had three hits in five at bats to go along with his 3 RBI.
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    March 18, 2017
    No. 5 Mount Olive Tops Pfeiffer In Saturday Doubleheader The Pfeiffer Falcons (11-15, 4-8 CC) dropped both games in Saturday’s doubleheader to the No. 5 Mount Olive Trojans (23-5, 12-0 CC). Even though it’s not reflected in statistics Falcon game one starter Jordan Toney pitched a strong game as he went nine innings, as he gave up five runs as he struck out ten batters.
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    March 17, 2017
    Trojans Hold on to Top Falcons in Series Opener MISENHEIMER, NC – The Pfeiffer University baseball team opened its three-game series with No. 5-ranked Mount Olive by dropping a 7-5 decision to the Trojans on Friday evening at Joe Ferebee Field. UMO stretched its winning streak to six and remained undefeated in Conference Carolinas, heading into Saturday with a 21-5 (10-0) record. The loss puts Pfeiffer at 11-13 (4-6) on the season.
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    March 14, 2017
    Falcons Erase Five-Run Deficit to Defeat Montreat MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer baseball team (11-12) erased a 7-2 deficit with a 6-run fifth inning and came away with an 11-9 victory over Montreat (8-13) on Tuesday afternoon. The win improves Pfeiffer’s record at home to 8-2 on the season.
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    March 11, 2017
    Falcons Split Doubleheader At Southern Wesleyan On Saturday Afternoon The Pfeiffer Falcons (10-12, 4-5 CC) took a split in Saturday’s Conference Carolinas doubleheader at the Southern Wesleyan Warriors (7-16, 3-6 CC) on Saturday as Falcon game two starter Broderick Rierson pitched five strong innings allowing one run on four hits.
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    March 10, 2017
    Falcons Fall To Warriors In A Nine Inning Slugfest The Pfeiffer Falcons (9-11, 3-4 CC) and the Southern Warriors (6-15, 2-5 CC) played a barn burner of a game on Friday night at Southern Wesleyan as the Warriors outlasted the Falcons 15-12. Brandall Peters, Zach Scudder and Derek Perry combined for seven RBI on the evening.
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    March 07, 2017
    Falcons Lose Two In A Spring Break Doubleheader At Embry-Riddle Pfeiffer traveled south for spring break and took on Embry-Riddle in a Tuesday doubleheader as it saw the Falcons drop both ends. Brandall Peters and Dylan Goodman led the Falcons on the evening with three hits apiece.
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    March 04, 2017
    Falcons Erupt for 16 Runs in Game 2 of Doubleheader, Sweep Limestone MISENHEIMER, NC – Limestone (12-9, 2-3 CC) entered the weekend looking for its first official road win of the 2017 season but did not find it at Joe Ferbee Field. After securing a 6-3 win on Friday night, the Pfeiffer baseball team (9-8, 3-3) grabbed two more on Saturday, 5-4 and 16-3 to clinch an emphatic three-game series sweep.
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    March 03, 2017
    Drew Wilson Pitches Seven, Strikes Out Nine In Falcon Victory Over Limestone The Pfeiffer Falcons (7-8, 1-3) picked up a big victory over the Limestone Saints (12-7, 2-2) 6-3 on Friday night as Joe Ferebee Field as Drew Wilson pitched an excellent game as he threw seven innings, struck out nine, allowing just two runs.
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    February 28, 2017
    Falcons Come Up Short In Late Inning Comeback Bid at Saint Andrews The Pfeiffer Falcons (6-8) went on the road and fell to the Saint Andrews Knights (12-8) on Tuesday afternoon by the score of 9-8. Three Falcons; John Elwood, Derek Perry and Brandall Peters all had two hits apiece.
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    February 25, 2017
    Falcons Fall In Both Games Of Doubleheader At Erskine The Pfeiffer Falcons (6-7 ) dropped both halves of their doubleheader with the Erskine Flying Fleet (11-5) on Saturday by the scores of 6-3 and 3-1.
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    February 24, 2017
    Erskine Uses Three-Run Eighth Inning to Hold Off Pfeiffer, 7-3 Due West, SC – Pfeiffer’s baseball team fell to 6-5 on the season after suffering a 7-3 loss to Erskine on Friday afternoon at Grier Field.
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    February 22, 2017
    Pfeiffer Comes Back From Five Runs Down To Defeat Newberry, 8-7 Coming back from 7-2 in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Pfeiffer Falcons (6-4) defeated the Newberry Wolves (4-8) in 11 innings by the score of 8-7 as Derek Perry hit an RBI walk-off double to win it for Pfeiffer.
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    February 21, 2017
    Pfeiffer Falls On The Road At Catawba The Pfeiffer Falcons (5-4) dropped their first game in five outings as they fell to the Catawba Indians (6-3) on Tuesday afternoon, 22-12. The Falcons as a team recorded 16 hits and four players had two hits or more.
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    February 19, 2017
    Falcons Win 14-9, Sweep Weekend Series MISENHEIMER, NC – The Pfeiffer Falcons (5-3) won their fifth consecutive game on Sunday, 14-9, as they downed the Molloy Lions (0-3) to sweep the weekend's three-game series. Junior Derek Perry and sophomore Gauge Gantt both plated four RBI on the day as Sunday’s designated hitter hit two big flies.
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    February 18, 2017
    Pfeiffer Rallies In Game One And Goes On To Take Both Games On Saturday The Pfeiffer Falcons (4-3) swept both halves of the doubleheader with the Molloy Lions (0-2) on Saturday afternoon as they won 10-9 and 8-2. Zach Scudder was the big hitter on the day for Pfeiffer as he had four hits that included three doubles.
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    February 12, 2017
    Falcons Take Series At Barry With A Season-High 14 Runs The Pfeiffer (2-3) exploded for 14 runs on Sunday afternoon as they took the rubber game of the three game set at Barry University (2-5) by the score of 14-11. Zach Scudder posted five RBI on the day with a home run and a single.
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    February 11, 2017
    Falcons Erupt For Seven In The Fifth And Go On To Win, 10-6 The Pfeiffer Falcons (1-3) picked up their first win of the year Saturday in the second game of the three game series against Barry University (2-4) as they erupted for a seven run fifth inning and banged out 12 hits on the evening to on to win 10-6.
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    February 10, 2017
    Falcons Lose Game One In Weekend Series At Barry In the first game of a three game series with Barry University(2-3 ), the Pfeiffer Falcons (0-3) fell to the Buccaneers 4-3. Senior second baseman John Elwood extended his hitting streak to start the season as he singled and added two RBI.
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    February 07, 2017
    Toney Pitches Six Solid Innings But Falcons Fall To UNCP On Tuesday afternoon at Joe Ferebee Field, the Falcons Jordan Toney pitched a solid six innings for the Pfeiffer (0-2) but was unable to come away with a win. The Falcons fell to the UNC Pembroke Braves (3-1) by the score of 4-0.
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    February 01, 2017
    Falcons Can't Silence Catawba's Bats on Opening Day MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer baseball team (0-1) couldn’t silence the bats of Catawba (1-0) on opening day, falling to the Indians 13-3 at Joe Ferebee Field on a beautiful afternoon for baseball. Catawba sealed the contest with a five-run eighth inning, capped by a three-run blast to left field by catcher Zach Almond.
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    January 30, 2017
    Pair of Falcons Earn Preseason Recognition on All-Region Team PEMBROKE, N.C. - The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) has announced its 2017 Division II Preseason All-Region Team and Pfeiffer’s Derek Perry and Zach Scudder were named among the list of honorees.
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    January 16, 2017
    Falcons Look to Play the Underdog Role Again in 2017 HIGH POINT, N.C. - After making two straight Conference Carolinas Tournament Championship appearances, the Pfeiffer baseball team was picked to finish seventh in the preseason coaches’ poll as announced by the league this afternoon.