2017-18 Women's Basketball News

  • Pfeiffer Completes 12-0 Season at Home With 69-64 Victory Over Brevard
    February 17, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (19-3) capped off a 12-0 season on their home court on senior day by defeating Brevard (11-12) 69-65. This is the first undefeated season at home for the women’s basketball team since the 2002-2003 season. The Falcons’ amazing season continued with a close contest that saw the game come right down to the wire, with Pfeiffer edging out the Tornadoes by hitting clutch free throws in the fourth quarter.
  • Women's Basketball Dominates Mid Atlantic Christian, 91-50
    February 13, 2018
    ELIZABETH CITY, NC -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (18-3) totally dominated Mid Atlantic Christian on Tuesday evening, winning by a final score of 91-50. Sydni Bickford led all players with 27 points as the junior buried seven 3-pointers.
  • Pfeiffer Sets Two New Records as They Dominate Mary Baldwin 101-60
    February 10, 2018
    STAUNTON, VA -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team improved to 17-3 with a record-breaking second half in a 101-60 victory at Mary Baldwin (2-22). The Falcons exploded for a program-best 66 points in the second half en route to their highest scoring game since dropping 111 on Converse on 2/23/13. Pfeiffer also broke the record for most shot attempts in a game with 100.
  • Bickford Named ECAC South Player of the Week
    February 06, 2018
    Danbury, Conn. – Sydni Bickford was named the ECAC Division III South Player of the Week as announced by the ECAC this afternoon. Bickford becomes the first Falcon to achieve this honor.
  • Bickford Goes For Career High 33 as Pfeiffer Defeats William Peace 86-71
    February 04, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. -- It was another strong performance for the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team as they defeated William Peace 86-71 to improve to 16-3 on the season and 11-0 at home. The Falcons were led by Sydni Bickford, who scored a career high 33 points on the afternoon. Bickford broke her previous career high she set just a week ago against Greensboro when she put up 29 points. For the game, Bickford shot 6-13 from long range and 56 percent from the floor.
  • Pfeiffer Improves to 10-0 on Their Home Court as They Defeat Meredith 82-70
    February 03, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (15-3) kept their home undefeated streak alive on Saturday afternoon as they defeated Meredith (5-17) 82-70 to improve to 10-0 inside Merner Gymnasium. Junior guard Sydni Bickford led the Falcons with 21 points, including hitting 4 three pointers. Bickford has now scored 20 or more points in three of her last four games.
  • Bickford and Harris Lead The Way as Pfeiffer Improves to 9-0 on Their Home Floor
    January 31, 2018
    Misenheimer N.C. -- It was another home victory for the Pfeiffer women's basketball team as they improved to 9-0 at home with a 73-57 win over Salem (8-11). With the win, the Falcons (14-3) continued thier undefeated streak inside Merner Gym while also recording their 14th victory on the season. Sydni Bickford and Grayson Harris led the way for Pfeiffer with 13 points each. Bickford hit 4 three pointers while Harris collected 10 rebounds to record a double-double.
  • Bickford Scores 25 as Pfeiffer Falls to Averett 88-81
    January 28, 2018
    Danville, VA -- The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (13-3) lost a tight contest on the road 88-81 at Averett (13-7) Sunday afternoon. Leading the Falcons was junior guard Sydni Bickford. Bickford, who was coming off of a career high 29 point performance on Saturday at Greensboro, scored 25 on the game while shooting 5-11 from behind the arc.
  • Bickford Scores Career High 29 in 64-60 Victory Over Greensboro
    January 27, 2018
    Greensboro, NC - The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (13-2) came out victorious on the road today as they defeated Greensboro College (13-5) 64-60. Sydni Bickford led the way for the Falcons, scoring a career high 29 points on the afternoon. Bickford went 5-10 from long range and 61 percent from the floor. 11 of those 29 points came in a fourth quarter in which Pfeiffer outscored the Pride 16-13.
  • Pfeiffer Earns Win Number 12, Defeats N.C. Wesleyan 66-49
    January 24, 2018
    Misenheimer, N.C. - The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (12-2) scored their 12th win of the season as they defeated NC Wesleyan (7-11) 66-49 inside Merner Gym. The Falcons were led by freshman Abby Waggoner, who came off the bench to score 12 points and pulled down 8 rebounds. Waggoner also shot 50 percent from the floor. Waggoner’s 12 points on the night was her second highest scoring game on the season behind only her 14 point performance against William Peace on November 20.
  • Women's Basketball Sees Eight-Game Winning Streak Come to an End
    January 21, 2018
    FERRUM, VA – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (11-2) saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end with a 67-53 loss at Ferrum (9-8) on Sunday afternoon. The Falcons were held to a season-low 53 points and 29.3 percent shooting from the floor.
  • Bickford and McClain Lead the way as Pfeiffer Wins Eighth Straight
    January 20, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (11-1) continued their winning ways on Saturday as they defeated Methodist (2-14) 74-53. The win extends the Falcons' win streak to 8 games. Freshman A'Mya McClain and junior Sydni Bickford led the way for Pfeiffer on the afternoon. McClain topped the Falcons in scoring, putting up 15 points while shooting 60 percent from the floor. Bickford came through with 14 points while also collecting four steals on the defensive end. 
  • Tonight's Men's and Women's Basketball Games Postponed
    January 17, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Tonight's men's and women's basketball games, as well as this afternoon's JV men's basketball game, have been postponed due to weather. 
  • Women's Basketball Runs Winning Streak to Seven with 63-51 Win Over Greensboro
    January 14, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Thanks to a 63-51 victory over Greensboro (10-4) on Sunday afternoon, the Pfeiffer women's basketball team ran its winning streak to seven straight. The Falcons used a 16-6 fourth quarter advantage to earn their 10th victory of the season.
  • McClain's Big Game Helps Pfeiffer Past Averett 77-66
    January 13, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team continued their winning ways on Saturday as they defeated Averett (8-6) 77-66. The Falcons (9-1) extend their win streak to 6 games. Freshman A’Maya McClain was the high scorer on the afternoon as she scored 22 points while going 7-12 from the floor, including going 2-3 from behind the arc.
  • Pfeiffer Outlasts NC Wesleyan 76-64
    January 10, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team took home another win tonight as they defeated NC Wesleyan by a score of 76-64. The Falcons improve their record to an impressive 8-1 on the season, while the Battling Bishops fall to 5-8. Dajea Scott was the top scorer for Pfeiffer with 15 points, including going 5-8 from the field. The Falcons win streak improves to 5 games with the win.
  • Women's Basketball Overpowers Methodist
    January 07, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (7-1) took home a Sunday afternoon victory as they defeated Methodist (1-11) by the score of 87-59. The Falcon’s win streak improves to three games, while Methodist dropped their seventh game in a row. Sydni Bickford led the way for Pfeiffer with 20 points, including going 5-11 from behind the arc.
  • Pfeiffer's Big Fourth Quarter Helps Defeat Ferrum 59-50
    January 06, 2018
    The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team hit the court on Saturday afternoon and took home their sixth victory of the year, including their third straight. The Falcons (6-1) defeated the Ferrum Panthers (4-7) by a score of 59-50. Despite scoring a season low five points in the first quarter, the Pfeiffer defense forced 26 turnovers and overcame their slow start to grab the win. Sydni Bickford led the Falcons with 15 points, including shooting 3-9 from beyond the arc.
  • Women's Basketball Forces 43 Turnovers in 80-58 Victory Over Mary Baldwin
    January 02, 2018
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (5-1) defeated an overmatched Mary Baldwin (1-9) squad by a final score of 80-58 on Tuesday afternoon at Merner Gym. Junior center Grayson Harris posted her third double-double of the season for the Falcons, finishing with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Bickford and Scott Lead Pfeiffer to Comeback Victory over Columbia
    December 30, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Sydni Bickford and Dajea Scott combined for 13 points in the fourth quarter as Pfeiffer (4-1) erased a 77-70 deficit with 5:40 to play and came away with an 87-83 victory inside Merner Gym on Saturday afternoon over Columbia College (2-11). Bickford scored all seven of her fourth-quarter points in the final 2:59, which started with a go-ahead jumper to put Pfeiffer ahead 80-79.
  • Basketball Is Back With A Pair of Home Weekend Contests
    December 28, 2017
    Basketball is back in the Village with a pair of games this weekend. The women’s team (3-1) hosts Columbia (SC) at 2 p.m. Saturday and the men (5-0) play William Peace on Sunday at 4.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers First Loss of Season
    December 14, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Pfeiffer women's basketball team (3-1) suffered its first loss of the season in a 65-61 defeat at Johnson & Wales (8-3) on Thursday evening. A'Mya McClain was Pfeiffer's leading scorer, dropping 15 points on 5-of-11 shooting.
  • Women's Basketball Ranked No. 8 in StatGeek National Poll
    December 13, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team is ranked No. 8 in Division III in a top-25 poll released by StatGeek Analytics. The company uses a formula similar to that used by KenPom for Division I to rank the top programs in NCAA’s largest division.
  • Women's Basketball Stays Hot with 92-69 Victory at Meredith
    December 03, 2017
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- For the first time since the 2012-13 season, the Pfeiffer women's basketball is off to a 3-0 start thanks to tenacious defense and an uptempo offense. For the second consecutive game, the Falcons broke the program record for most shot attempts in a game, hoisting 98 attempts in 40 minutes en route to a 92-69 victory over Meredith (0-7) on Sunday afternoon.
  • Women's Basketball Breaks a Pair of Records in 91-55 Victory at William Peace
    November 20, 2017
    RALEIGH, N.C. – In their first game against a USA South Athletic Conference opponent as a Division III program, the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team (2-0) easily dispatched William Peace by a final score of 92-55 on Monday evening. The Falcons broke team records for most steals (26) and most shot attempts (95) in the one-sided victory.
  • Harris Records Double-Double and Falcons Tie Record for Steals in 72-33 Dismantling of Hollins
    November 17, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. – For the second straight season, the Pfeiffer women’s basketball team won its season opener, easily dispatching of Hollins (0-2) by a final score of 72-33 on Friday evening inside Merner Gymnasium. Grayson Harris tallied a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds and added four blocked shots.
  • Women's Basketball Opens 2017-18 Season With Exhibition Game at Gardner-Webb
    November 10, 2017
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- For the first time in program history, the Pfeiffer women's basketball team will take the court as members of the USA South Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III as they open the 2017-18 campaign with an exhibition game at Gardner-Webb tonight at 7 p.m. 
  • Women's Basketball Announces 2017-18 Season Schedule
    September 14, 2017
    Pfeiffer women's basketball head coach Tooey Loy announced the Falcons 2017-18 schedule this afternoon. Pfeiffer opens competition with a pre-season contest at Division I Gardner-Webb on November 10th. The regular season begins for the Falcons one week later on November 17th as they host Hollins University at 7 p.m.