2017 Softball News

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    February 18, 2017
    Falcons Move to 7-1 with Saturday Sweep SALISBURY, N.C. - The Pfeiffer softball team (7-1) swept a pair of games on the second day of the Catawba Invitational. Pfeiffer won the opener against Augusta (3-11) by a score of 5-1 and defeated host Catawba (3-10) 9-2 in the finale.
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    February 17, 2017
    Falcons Use Long Ball to Earn Split at Catawba Invitational HICKORY, N.C. - In the opening day of the Catawba Invitational, Pfeiffer (5-1) split its doubleheader on Friday afternoon. The Falcons fell to Lenoir-Rhyne in game one but used the long ball to beat Augusta in the night cap.
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    February 14, 2017
    Trio of Falcons Named Player of the Week by Conference Carolinas MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Three Falcons earned Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors as announced by the league this afternoon. Matt Chavers won the Field Athlete of the Week, Makenzie Pennell earned softball hitter of the week honors and Bjorn Barwinski was the men’s tennis player of the week. These three join Molly O’Friel who was named women’s lacrosse player of the week yesterday to give the Falcons four honorees.
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    February 12, 2017
    Falcons Cruise to Doubleheader Sweep over Glenville St. MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer softball team (4-0) won a pair of five inning contests over Glenville St. (0-4) to run their home winning streak to 10 in a row. The Falcons dominated the Pioneers, winning by scores of 9-0 and 9-1 on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
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    February 11, 2017
    Falcons Take Two On Opening Day Against Queens The Pfeiffer Falcons (2-0) took both games of their double header against the Queens Royals (1-7) on Saturday at Jack Ingram Field by the scores of 4-2 and 5-3 (F/10). Game two’s hero, freshman Mackenzie Pennell hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the tenth for the win.
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    January 25, 2017
    Falcons Receive Votes in National Top 25 Poll LOUISVILLE, KY - The NFCA Division II Top 25 Preseason Coaches’ Poll was announced on Wednesday morning and Pfeiffer was in the receiving votes category. The Falcons seven votes places them just six spots out of the top 25 in the nation.
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    January 16, 2017
    Softball Predicted to Finish Second in Preseason Poll HIGH POINT, N.C. - After a record-breaking 2016 campaign that saw them win the most games in program history and secure their first two NCAA Tournament wins, the Falcons have been predicted to finish second in the Conference Carolinas coaches’ poll as announced by the league this afternoon. Pfeiffer received four first place votes, four second place votes, one third place vote and one seventh place vote in the poll.
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    November 17, 2016
    Eight Falcons Named to NFCA Recognized for Excellence in the Classrom MISENHEIMER, NC -The Pfeiffer Falcons softball team and the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association have recognized eight players from the 2015-16 academic school year as they excelled in the classroom with grade point average of 3.5 or better.
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    October 13, 2016
    Regis and Sherrill Named Pfeiffer Athletes of the Year MISENHEIMER, N.C . - Pfeiffer Athletics has announced the 2015-16 Athletes of the Year who will be honored at the Pfeiffer Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony on the evening of December 2. Men’s soccer star Nathan Regis has been selected as the Male Athlete of the Year, while softball standout Vada Blue Sherrill earned the Female Athlete of the Year.
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    October 03, 2016
    Softball Announces 2017 Schedule MISENHEIMER, N.C. - On the heels of the best season in program history, Head Softball Coach Monte Sherrill announced the Falcons 2017 schedule this afternoon. Pfeiffer broke the record for most wins in a season with 39 and also won their first ever NCAA Tournament game in 2016.