2018 Softball News

  • Sherrill and Pennell Earn NFCA All-Region Selections
    May 17, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced its Division III All-Region teams and Vada Blue Sherrill was named to the Atlantic Region First Team and Makenzie Pennell garnered a Third Team selection.
  • Softball Crowned ECAC Champs with Dominant Victory
    May 13, 2018
    ERIE, Pa. -- The No. 1 seeded Pfeiffer Falcons (37-5) captured the program's first ECAC Division III Softball Championship on Sunday afternoon with a dominant 8-0 road victory in five innings against Penn St.-Behrend (32-13). The win, coupled with the men's tennis championship yesterday, gives Pfeiffer University two championships in two days.
  • Softball Advances to ECAC Semifinal with Walkoff Win
    May 09, 2018
    MADISON, N.J. -- In just her sixth at-bat of the season, Sydney Bowles hit a walk-off single that scored Bailey Sherrill to send the Falcons (36-5) to a 2-1 victory in the bottom of the seventh against FDU-Florham (19-18) on Wednesday afternoon. The No. 1 seed Falcons advance to the semifinal of the ECAC Tournament and face No. 4 seed Penn St. Behrend at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
  • Falcons Earn Top Seed in ECAC Tournament; Will Play FDU-Florham on Wednesday
    May 07, 2018
    The Pfeiffer softball team has earned the No. 1 seed in the ECAC Division III tournament the league has announced this afternoon. The Falcons (35-5) will travel to Madison, NJ to take on the No. 8 seed Farleigh Dickinson-Florham Devils on Wednesday, with the game time still to be determined.
  • Softball Sweeps Piedmont International; Finishes Regular Season with 35-5 Record
    April 25, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (35-5) wrapped up its 2018 regular season with a pair of five-inning sweeps of lowly Piedmont International (1-17) on Wednesday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field.
  • Falcons Sweep Meredith in Home Finale
    April 20, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- In their final home games of the regular season, the Pfeiffer softball team (33-5) swept a doubleheader with Meredith (26-17) on Friday evening at Jack Ingram Field. The Falcons wrapped up their 2018 campaign with a 16-2 record at home.
  • Softball Splits a Pair With Guilford
    April 18, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Playing for the first time since March 31, the Pfeiffer softball team (31-5) showed some rust in today's split with Guilford (17-17) at Jack Ingram Field. On the warmest day of the season, the Falcons dropped game one 6-3 but rebounded to take game two, 8-2.
  • Sherrill and Millsaps Earn ECAC Weekly Awards
    April 03, 2018
    DANBURY, CONN. – Pfeiffer shortstop Vada Blue Sherrill and pitcher Kiana Millsaps were announced as the ECAC South Player and Pitcher of the Week respectively the organization announced this afternoon.
  • Pfeiffer Earns Split at N.C. Wesleyan
    March 31, 2018
    ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (30-4) earned a road split with N.C. Wesleyan (21-13) on Saturday afternoon at Edge Field. Pfeiffer won game one 12-1 in five innings but stumbled in game two, losing 6-1.
  • Softball Improves to 29-3 with Sweep of Methodist; Millsaps Ties Record for Wins in a Season
    March 30, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (29-3) dominated a doubleheader at Methodist (8-28) on Friday afternoon, winning by scores of 9-0 and 12-0.
  • Perfect Game and Sherrill's Three Homers Highlight Sweep of Livingstone
    March 28, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (27-3) dominated a doubleheader with Livingstone (0-9), winning by scores of 13-0 and 12-0 on Wednesday afternoon. In game two, four pitchers combined for a perfect game against the Blue Bears in the five-inning game.
  • SCHEDULE UPDATE: Softball Moves Ferrum DH to Monday
    March 24, 2018
    Due to poor weather conditions, the Pfeiffer softball team has postponed its doubleheader with Ferrum to Monday at 4/6 p.m. The matchup was originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon but the forecast has forced a change of plans.
  • Falcons Run Winning Streak to 13 with Senior Day Sweep of Mary Baldwin
    March 23, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – On senior day in the village, the Pfeiffer softball team (24-2) swept a pair of five-inning games against Mary Baldwin (1-19) on Friday afternoon. With the wins, Pfeiffer improves to 70-10 over their last 80 games as a program.
  • SCHEDULE UPDATE: Softball's Senior Day Moved to Friday
    March 22, 2018
    Due to expected rain on Saturday, the Pfeiffer softball team is moving its doubleheader to Friday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field against Mary Baldwin. The first game will be at 2 and the finale will be at 4 with seniors to be honored at the conclusion of game two.
  • Walker Sets Hits Record as Falcons Sweep Brevard
    March 22, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Centerfielder Chandler Walker became the all-time leader in hits as the Falcons (22-2) swept Brevard (5-7) on Thursday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field. Walker, who wears number 11, helped the Falcons extend their winning streak to 11 in a row.
  • Softball Sweeps Salem to Improve to 20-2
    March 17, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- For the second time this season, the Pfeiffer softball team (20-2) swept Salem, winning by scores of 10-2 and 8-0 on Saturday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field. The Falcons winning streak extended to nine in the sweep.
  • Sherrill Earns Second NFCA National Player of the Week Award
    March 14, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Vada Blue Sherrill earned her second NFCA National Player of the Week award the league announced this afternoon. Sherrill had previously won the National Player of the Week on Feb. 27.
  • Sherrill Named ECAC South Player of the Week
    March 13, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Vada Blue Sherrill was named the ECAC South Player of the Week for the week of March 5-11, the league announced this afternoon. This was the first week of the Spring Player of the Week honors for the ECAC.
  • Softball Doubleheader With Meredith Postponed
    March 13, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Due to weather conditions, tomorrow's softball doubleheader between Pfeiffer and Meredith has been postponed. The games will be made up on Wednesday, March 21 at 3 and 5 p.m.
  • Softball Improves to 18-2 with Sweep of William Peace
    March 10, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (18-2) breezed to a pair of wins over William Peace (11-9) on Saturday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field. The Falcons won game one 8-0 in sixKia innings and took an 8-1 decision in game two.
  • SCHEDULE UPDATE: Upcoming Rain Moves Meredith DH from Sunday to Wednesday
    March 09, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- With heavy rain in the forecast on Sunday, the Pfeiffer softball team has moved its doubleheader with Meredith to Wednesday, March 14. Game one will start at 1 p.m. with game two following 20 minutes after the conclusion of the opener.
  • Falcons Use the Home Run Ball to Sweep Salem
    March 08, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Pfeiffer softball team (16-2) swept a doubleheader at Salem (10-8) winning by scores of 6-3 and 10-3 on Thursday evening. Vada Blue Sherrill hit two more home runs on the day, giving her five over her last three games.
  • Sherrill's Monster Afternoon Leads Pfeiffer to Sweep of Johnson C. Smith
    March 07, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It was an epic day for junior shortstop Vada Blue Sherrill who lifted the Pfeiffer softball team (14-2) to a sweep of Johnson C. Smith (0-6) on Wednesday afternoon. Sherrill finished the day with 12 runs batted in and hit grand slams in back-to-back at-bats in game two of the doubleheader.
  • Falcons Gain Split in Doubleheader at Roanoke
    March 05, 2018
    ROANOKE, VA – It was a tale of two games for the Pfeiffer softball team (12-2) who split a doubleheader with Roanoke (5-3) on Monday afternoon. The Falcons dropped game one by a score of 12-5 but stormed back to win the finale 10-4.
  • Pfeiffer Softball Uses 11-Run Inning to Sweep Averett
    March 04, 2018
    DANVILLE, VA – The Pfeiffer softball team (11-1) had little trouble dispatching Averett (4-10) on Sunday afternoon, sweeping a doubleheader by scores of 8-0 and 14-4. Both games only went five innings as the run-rule came into effect.
  • Pfeiffer Softball Takes Two Against Greensboro to Extend Win Streak to Five
    March 03, 2018
    Greensboro, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer softball team recorded two wins on Saturday afternoon to improve their win streak to five games as they defeated Greensboro 4-3 in game one, and 13-1 in game two. Vada Sherrill came through with a combined 5 hits on the afternoon with a homerun.
  • Softball Crushes Six HR in Sweep of Wesleyan
    February 27, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. — The Pfeiffer softball team (7-1) dominated in a sweep of Wesleyan (3-7) on Tuesday afternoon, winning by scores of 16-0 and 14-1 in their first home games of the season.
  • Vada Blue Sherrill Named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player of the Week
    February 27, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, KY. – Pfeiffer junior shortstop Vada Blue Sherrill has been named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player of the Week as announced by the organization this morning.
  • Softball Earns Split in Final Day of William Peace Tournament
    February 25, 2018
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the finale of the William Peace Tournament, the Pfeiffer softball team (5-1) earned a split. The Falcons dropped their opener to Maryville but rebounded to beat Eastern Mennonite.
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