2016-17 Women's Basketball News

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    March 02, 2017
    Pritchard Earns Second Team All-Conference Honors High Point, NC – Pfeiffer senior guard Meg Pritchard (Adelaide, South Australia / Northeastern Junior College) has been selected Second Team All-Conference Carolinas for the 2016-17 season in voting by the CC head coaches.
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    March 01, 2017
    Eight Total Selected To The Academic All-Conference Team Conference Carolinas has announced the 2016 Men's and Women's Basketball Academic All-Conference Teams award winners.
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    February 24, 2017
    Falcons Drop 68-63 Decision to Belmont Abbey on Senior Night Misenheimer, NC – The Pfeiffer University women’s basketball team (8-18, 6-16 CC) hosted Belmont Abbey (11-16, 9-13) on senior night and came away with a tough loss Friday, 68-63 in Merner Gym.
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    February 21, 2017
    Bickford's Career-High Not Enough as Falcons Fall to Converse, 81-73 Spartanburg, SC – Sydni Bickford erupted for a career-high 26 points but it was not enough to secure a victory as the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (8-17, 6-15 CC) lost to Converse (5-20, 4-17) by a score of 81-73 in the final road match of the 2016-17 regular season Tuesday night.
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    February 18, 2017
    Pfeiffer Downed By Limestone, 84-47 MISENHEIMER, NC – The Pfeiffer University women’s basketball team was outmatched at home against Limestone on Saturday, falling to the Saints in an 84-47 decision. With the loss, the Falcons drop to 8-16 (6-14 Conference Carolinas) on the season, while LC improves to 23-3 (19-1) and remains in sole possession of first place in the conference standings.
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    February 15, 2017
    Pfeiffer Falls On the Road to Belmont Abbey, 64-52 Tyler Waddell - Sports Information Graduate Assistant Belmont, NC – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (8-15, 6-13 Conference Carolinas) fell on the road to Belmont Abbey (10-14, 8-11) on Wednesday night by a final score of 64-52.
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    February 11, 2017
    Pfeiffer Earns Tough Win Over Converse Behind Pritchard's 32 Points MISENHEIMER, NC – Meg Pritchard scored 32 points as the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (8-14, 6-12 Conference Carolinas) earned a tough home victory against Converse (4-18, 3-15) inside Merner Gymnasium on Saturday night.
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    February 07, 2017
    Pfeiffer Drops 72-59 Home Contest to Barton MISENHEIMER, NC – Despite a strong first-half effort, the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (7-14, 5-12 Conference Carolinas) was unable to keep the pace with Barton (14-9, 11-6) on Tuesday evening, falling 73-59 in Merner Gymnasium.
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    February 04, 2017
    Falcons Come Away With Overtime Victory at Erskine DUE WEST, SC – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (7-13, 5-11 CC) broke a three game losing streak by outlasting Erskine (9-11, 8-7) 95-91 in overtime on Saturday afternoon. The 95 points scored were a season-high for the Falcons and the most since scoring 111 against Converse on Feb. 23, 2013.
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    February 01, 2017
    Falcons Fall At Barton, 81-74 The Pfeiffer Falcons (6-13, 4-11 CC ) were unable to overcome a seven point deficit at halftime as they fell to Barton Bulldogs (12-9, 9-6 CC ), 81-74 on Wednesday night. Four of the five Pfeiffer starters scored in double figures as Meg Pritchard had a team-high 19 points on 8-for-17 from the field.
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    January 28, 2017
    Cold Shooting In Fourth Quarter Leads To Falcons Loss The Lees-McRae Bobcats (2-18, 2-12 CC) picked up their second win of the season as they defeated the Pfeiffer Falcons (6-12, 4-9 CC), 56-43 inside Merner Gymnasium on Saturday night. Meg Pritchard once again led all Falcon scorers with her 14 points.
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    January 27, 2017
    Pritchard Scores 1,000th Career Point but Falcons Fall to King MISENHEIMER, NC – Pfeiffer (6-11, 4-9 Conference Carolinas) senior guard Meg Prichard became the newest member of the 1,000-point club in a 77-47 loss to King (14-5, 11-2) Friday evening in Merner Gymnasium.
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    January 24, 2017
    Tillman's Late 3-Pointer Completes Pfeiffer Comeback Against SWU CENTRAL, SC - A huge 3-pointer from Ariana Tillman with 41 seconds left gave the Falcons (6-10, 4-8 CC) a 72-71 lead and completed a 4th quarter comeback that saw Pfeiffer outscore Southern Wesleyan (4-12, 2-10) 28-15 to steal a 76-72 victory on Tuesday night. Tillman finished with 16 points and seven boards but her corner 3-ball gave Pfeiffer their first lead since the opening quarter and helped secure Pfeiffer’s first ever win on Southern Wesleyan’s home court.
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    January 21, 2017
    Hot Shooting By Mount Olive Downs Falcons On Saturday at Kornegay Arena, the Mount Olive Trojans (13-3, 10-1 CC) outshot the Pfieffer Falcons (5-10, 3-8 CC), 50% to 34% in their 85-64 win. Sydni Bickford led all Falcon scorers with 17 points with four three pointers in the game.
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    January 18, 2017
    Falcons Fall At Home To North Greenville, 60-47 A cold-shooting first quarter proved to be the downfall for the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (5-9, 3-7 CC) as it lost to North Greenville (5-10, 2-7) by a final of 60-47 in Merner Gymnasium on Wednesday night.
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    January 16, 2017
    Fourth Quarter Rally Earns Falcons A 74-67 Victory Over Emmanuel After dropping a heart-breaker on Saturday night, the Pfeiffer women’s basketball (5-8, 3-6 CC) played inspired basketball on Monday night to defeat the Emmanuel Lions (5-8, 4-6 CC) in Merner Gymnasium by the score of 74-67. Sydni Bickford scored a game-high 21 points as she shot 4-for-6 from the three point line and 6-for-11 overall.
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    January 14, 2017
    Falcons Stumble at Limestone, 66-65 For the second year in a row, the Pfeiffer Falcons (4-8, 2-6 CC ) and the Limestone Saints (11-3, 7-1 CC) played a nail-biter of a game and for the second straight year Limestone pulled off a win, 66-65 on Saturday night at Timken Center. Meg Pritchard led all Falcon scorers with 15 points as the senior played a game-high 36 minutes.
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    January 10, 2017
    Bickford Scores Career High but Falcons Fall Short TIGERVILLE, S.C. - North Greenville (4-7, 1-5 CC) outscored Pfeiffer (4-7, 2-5) 21-14 in the fourth quarter and came away with a 75-68 victory on Tuesday night. Lauren Janka recorded her second career double-double as the senior posted 10 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore guard Sydni Bickford scored a career-high 21 points and Meg Pritchard added 19 points on the night.
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    January 07, 2017
    Pfeiffer Overmatched At King The Pfeiffer Falcons (4-6, 2-4 CC) fell to the King Tornado (9-4, 6-1 CC) on Saturday in Bristol, 81-46 as senior Dajea Scott paced Pfeiffer with a team-high 13 points.
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    January 06, 2017
    Falcons Claw Past Bobcats, 74-65 The Pfeiffer Falcons snapped a two game losing streak as they traveled to Lees-McRae on Friday night to defeat the Bobcats 74-65. Meg Pritchard led the way as she scored a game-high 25 points and nine rebounds.
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    January 03, 2017
    Women's Basketball Falls to Erskine in Conference Carolinas Battle The Pfeiffer Falcons (3-5, 1-3 CC)women’s basketball team dropped their second consecutive game as they fell to the Erskine Flying Fleet (4-6, 3-2 CC) on Tuesday night in Merner Gymnasium, 76-63 as Meg Pritchard and Sydni Bickford both scored a team-high 18 points
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    December 18, 2016
    Pfeiffer Falls to Briar Cliff, 79-66 FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – On Sunday, the Pfeiffer Falcons (3-4) played their second game of the Cruizin Classic and fell to the Briar Cliff (7-5) 79-66 as senior forward Meg Pritchard led all Falcon scorers with 18 points.
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    December 17, 2016
    Pritchard's 35 Points Leads Falcons Past Wildcats FT. LAUDERDALE, FL. - Senior Meg Pritchard exploded for a career-high 35 points to lead Pfeiffer to a 74-67 victory over Johnson & Wales (FL) on Saturday afternoon. Pritchard went 12-for-21 from the field and converted on all seven of her free throw attempts as the Australia native sits 177 points shy of the 1,000 point mark for her career.
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    December 15, 2016
    Falcons Fall Short In Fourth Quarter Comeback at Emmanuel The Pfeiffer Falcons (2-3, 1-2 CC) fell short in their fourth quarter comeback against the Emmanuel Lions (4-4, 2-2 CC ) on Thursday afternoon , 60-52. Pfeiffer was paced by sophomore guard Bethany Sarson who had career-high 19 points and senior center Lauren Janka had a season-high 15 rebounds.
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    December 03, 2016
    Second Half Comeback Falls Short as Falcons Fall in Non-Conference Action MISENHEIMER, NC- Despite a career high 17 points by Sydni Bickford the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (2-2) fell to Francis Marion (4-3) on Saturday afternoon 60-50. Bickford was 6-for-9 from the field connecting a four three pointers for the contest.
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    November 29, 2016
    Pfeiffer Drops First Contest of 2016 Season MISENHEIMER, NC- The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (2-1, 1-1 CC) dropped their first game of the season on Tuesday night, at the hands of Mount Olive (3-2, 2-0 CC) 72-59. Bethany Sarson provided a spark off the bench for the Falcons scoring a career-high 14 points, including making 4-of-7 from three point range.
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    November 28, 2016
    Pritchard Wins Conference Carolinas Player of the Week Award HIGH POINT, N.C. – Pfeiffer University forward Meg Pritchard has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Nov. 21-27, the Conference announced today.
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    November 22, 2016
    Falcons Dominate SWU To Improve to 2-0 MISENHEIMER, NC- Behind a spectacular performance by Meg Pritchard, the Falcons improved to 2-0 on the season, with a convincing 68-52 win over Southern Wesleyan (1-3) on Tuesday night. Pritchard poured in a game-high 23 points, pulling down eight rebounds, with three assists and four steals for the game. This is the first time the Falcons have won their first two contests to start the season since the 2012-13 campaign.
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    November 15, 2016
    Pfeiffer Cruises Against Meredith MISENHEIMER, NC- In an exhibition contest the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (1-0) dominated future USA South opponent Meredith (0-1) 67-40 on Tuesday night. Sydni Bickford lead the Falcons with a game-high 17 points, knocking down five three pointers and recording three steals on the night.
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    November 11, 2016
    Pfeiffer Upsets Division I N.C. Central in Season Opener DURHAM, NC- Behind a double-double by Lauren Janka the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team knocked off Division I N.C. Central 50-47 on Friday evening. Janka scored 10 points on 5-for-7 shooting, and pulled down 15 boards for the Falcons. Meg Pritchard scored a game-high 20 points and shot 50% from the floor for the night.
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    October 27, 2016
    Women's Basketball Picked to Finish Ninth in Preseason Poll HIGH POINT, NC- The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team was picked to finish ninth in the Conference Carolinas preseason coaches’ poll as announced by the league this afternoon. Limestone received nine first place votes and is the favorite to repeat as league champions.
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    August 16, 2016
    Women's Basketball Releases 2016-17 Schedule MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Pfeiffer women’s basketball head coach Tooey Loy announced the Falcons 2016-17 schedule this afternoon. Pfeiffer opens competition with a pre-season contest at UNC Charlotte on Nov. 3. The regular season begins on Nov. 15 as the Falcons host Meredith at 7 p.m.