2017 Softball News

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    March 25, 2017
    No. 9 Falcons Sweep Lees-McRae in Conference Action BANNER ELK, N.C. - The No. 9 Pfeiffer softball team (29-3, 9-1 CC) took both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader at Lees-McRae (12-24, 4-8), winning by scores of 2-1 and 8-3. With the two wins, Pfeiffer improves to 15-1 away from Misenheimer.
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    March 24, 2017
    PREVIEW: No. 9 Falcons Gear Up for Weekend Battle With Lees-McRae, King MISENHEIMER, NC – For the first time in program history, Pfeiffer University’s softball team (27-3, 7-1 CC) will take the field recognized as one of the top 10 teams in the nation.
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    March 22, 2017
    Softball Vaults into Top 10 in National Rankings LOUISVILLE, KY - The Pfeiffer softball team has moved into the top 10 in the nation and slots in at No. 9 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll. Pfeiffer moved up five spots and is in the top 10 in the nation for the first time in program history.
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    March 21, 2017
    Sherrill Earns Conference Player of the Week Award HIGH POINT, N.C. - Sophomore shortstop Vada Blue Sherrill has been named Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week for games played Mar. 13-19 the league announced this afternoon.
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    March 19, 2017
    Falcons Earn Split In Battle of Nationally Ranked Teams MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The No. 14 Pfeiffer softball team (27-3, 7-1 CC) earned a split with No. 23 Limestone (24-4, 3-1) on Sunday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field. In the first matchup of two ranked Conference Carolinas teams in history, Pfeiffer took game one 7-4 before dropping the finale 3-0.
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    March 18, 2017
    No. 14 Falcons Overpower Converse to Improve to 26-2 MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The No. 14 Pfeiffer softball team (26-2, 6-0 CC) remained perfect in conference play ahead of tomorrow’s showdown with Limestone by sweeping Converse (2-16, 0-4) by scores of 7-0 and 9-0 on Saturday afternoon. The win sets up a top-25 showdown between the Falcons and the No. 23 Saints which will be the first time two ranked teams from Conference Carolinas meet.
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    March 16, 2017
    Millsaps Tosses Perfect Game as Falcons Sweep Trojans MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Sophomore Kiana Millsaps tossed a perfect game as the No. 14 Falcons (24-2, 4-0 CC) ran its winning streak to eight with a sweep of Mount Olive (12-20, 2-2) on Thursday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field.
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    March 15, 2017
    Softball Up to No. 14 in National Poll MISENHEIMER, N.C. - A six-game winning streak has moved Pfeiffer up one spot in the NFCA Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll to No. 14 in the nation.
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    March 11, 2017
    Peck's 3-Run Homer In The Top Of The Eighth Propels Pfeiffer To A Sweep Of Coker The Pfeiffer Falcons (22-2) swept the Coker Cobras (21-7) at Jack Ingram on Saturday afternoon by the scores of 5-3 and 5-2(f/8). Abi Peck nailed an extra inning three-run homerun in game two that sealed the Falcon victory.
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    March 10, 2017
    No. 15 Ranked Falcon Softball Team Announces April Hitting Clinic The Pfeiffer Falcons softball team has announced their third hitting clinic for this season on April 8th at 9a.m.- 4 p.m. at Jack Ingram Field.
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    March 08, 2017
    Falcons Move up Three Spots in National Poll LOUISVILLE, KY. - The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its updated national poll and Pfeiffer slots in at No. 15 in the rankings. Last week, Pfeiffer was ranked 18th and moved up three spots into the top-15 in the nation for the first time in program history.
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    March 08, 2017
    No. 15 Falcons Dominate in Conference Carolinas Opener WILSON, N.C. - The No. 15 Pfeiffer softball team (20-2, 2-0) swept its Conference Carolinas opener, defeating Barton (12-13, 1-3) by scores of 20-2 and 6-2 in a pair of five inning contests. In their four game winning streak, Pfeiffer has outscored their opponents 66-4.
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    March 07, 2017
    No. 18 Falcons Overpower Elizabeth City St. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - The Pfeiffer softball team (18-2) dominated Elizabeth City St. (1-12), sweeping a doubleheader by scores of 19-0 and 21-0 on the day. The Vikings managed just two hits on the afternoon and were overwhelmed by the Falcons.
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    March 02, 2017
    Falcons Earn Split Against Anderson as Win Streak Ends at 12 MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The No. 18 Pfeiffer softball team (16-2) saw its 12-game winning streak come to an end in a split with Anderson (17-5) on Thursday afternoon. The Falcons dominated game one, winning by a final of 8-2 before dropping the finale 7-0.
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    March 01, 2017
    Softball Ranked No. 18 in NFCA National Poll LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Pfeiffer softball team has moved into the national rankings thanks to a school-record 15-1 start to the season. Pfeiffer comes in at No. 18 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) poll.
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    February 28, 2017
    Pennell Named Conference Player of the Week HIGH POINT, NC - Pfeiffer University's Makenzie Pennell was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 20-26, the Conference announced today.
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    February 26, 2017
    Improbable Comeback Pushes Falcons Win Streak to 11 HARTSVILLE, SC - In thrilling fashion, the Pfeiffer softball team (15-1) swept two more games on Sunday afternoon in day two of the Coker Spring Invitational to extend their winning streak to 11 in a row.
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    February 25, 2017
    Falcons Continue Torrid Start with Sweep at Coker Spring Invitational HARTSVILLE, SC - The Pfeiffer softball team (13-1) swept a doubleheader at the Coker Spring Invitational today to improve on their best start in school history. The Falcons have won 13 of their first 14 with today’s sweep of Fairmont St. and Lander.
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    February 24, 2017
    Christian Flirts With No-No as Falcons Sweep USC Aiken Aiken, SC – Caitlin Christian tossed 7.0 scoreless innings and struck out six while allowing just one hit in Game 1 and Abi Peck drove in a go-ahead home run in extras during Game 2 to guide the Pfeiffer softball team to a doubleheader sweep over USC Aiken Friday afternoon at J.H. Satcher Field. The Falcons (12-1) defeated the Pacers by scores of 6-0 and 6-5, the latter coming in eight innings, clinching their seventh win in as many days.
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    February 19, 2017
    Poole Pitches Falcons to Doubleheader Sweep MISENHEIMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer softball team improved to 9-1 on the season thanks to a Sunday sweep of Columbus St. (7-6-1) at Jack Ingram Field. The Falcons outlasted the Cougars 4-3 in eight innings in the opener and overcame a 4-0 deficit to take a 6-4 victory in the finale.
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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.