Pfeiffer Falcons

The Pfeiffer Falcons are the athletic teams that represent Pfeiffer University, located in Misenheimer, North Carolina, in NCAA Division III intercollegiate sporting competitions. The Falcons currently compete as members of Conference Carolinas for all 18 varsity sports, which Pfeiffer has been a member of since 1960.

Pfeiffer Falcons
UniversityPfeiffer University
ConferenceConference Carolinas
NCAADivision III
Athletic directorBob Reasso
LocationMisenheimer, North Carolina
Varsity teams18
Basketball arenaMerner Gymnasium
Baseball stadiumJoe Ferebee Field
Softball stadiumJack Ingram Field
Soccer stadiumNE Leftko Field
NatatoriumMerner Pool
Other arenasKnapp Tennis Center
NicknameFalcons
ColorsBlack and Gold
         
Websitegofalconsports.com

The school transitioned from Division II to the non-scholarship Division III, and joined the D-III USA South Athletic Conference starting in 2017–18.[1]

Varsity teamsEdit

List of teamsEdit

National championshipsEdit

The 1981 Women's Field Hockey team became Pfeiffer's first team to win a National Championship.

Steven Armstrong of Edinburgh, Scotland became Pfeiffer's first individual National Champion in 1995 winning the NAIA National Golf Championship at Bailey Ranch, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

In 2009, varsity student-cyclist Joey Rosskopf won the overall Division II national road cycling championships.

For the first time in Pfeiffer men's soccer history the Falcons are National Champions, finishing the season a perfect 25-0. The Falcons dominated Cal Poly Pomona by a score of 4-0. Pfeiffer's four goals was the second-most in an NCAA Division II championship game, and the Falcons recorded the first title game shutout since 2009. The Falcons become the first undefeated champion in Division II men's soccer since Southern Connecticut State posted a 20-0 mark in 1999. The only other team to go unbeaten and untied was Lock Haven in 1980, who went 21-0.

TeamEdit

Association Division Sport Year Opponent Score
NCAA Division II Field Hockey[2] 1981 Bentley 5–3
NCAA Division II Men's Soccer 2015 Cal Poly Pomona 4–0

IndividualEdit

Association Division Sport Year Individual(s) Event
NCAA Division II Men's Golf[3] 2003   Andrew McArthur Individual Title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Berea College and Pfeiffer University Set to Join USA South" (Press release). USA South Athletic Conference. May 4, 2016. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Division II Field Hockey Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved September 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 14, 2016.

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