Misenheimer, N.C.. – The Pfeiffer Falcons men's lacrosse team captured a 14-9 win over visiting Emmanuel on Saturday afternoon at Lefko Field.
FINAL – Pfeiffer 14 – Emmanuel 9
Records | Pfeiffer 1-0, Emmanuel 0-1
Location | Misenheimer, N.C. – Lefko Field
Emmanuel jumped out to a 2-0 lead with goals from Lance Olson and Allan Velasquez, but Pfeiffer's Jaylin Jones responded to make it 2-1, a score that would hold to the end of the quarter.
Emmanuel stretched their lead to 6-2 before Pfeiffer responded with two goals from Jared Nelson to close the gap to 6-4 at halftime
Pfeiffer came out on fire as the Falcons scored three goals, two from Nelson and one from Chris Alcorn to take the 7-6 lead. Emmanuel then got a goal from Olsen to tie the game at 7-7 after three quarters.
The Falcons scored six unanswered goals in the fourth, one each from Paxton Turner and Raymond Cox. Nelson then reeled off four straight before Emmanuel broke the Pfeiffer scoring streak with two of their own. Cox scored the final goal of the game, as Pfeiffer took the 14-9 win.
Pfeiffer travels to Southern Virginia on Saturday, Feb. 16. Face off is scheduled for 11:00 a.m.