Pfeiffer Nets 11 of Last 12 to Run by Wingate

MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Pfeiffer registered 11 of the game's final 12 goals en route to a 14-3 trouncing of visiting Wingate in non-conference action on Wednesday afternoon. The Falcons, who win third-straight over the Bulldogs, improve to 7-3 on the year while sending the Bulldogs to 4-6.

Wingate's Derek Watts (Winston-Salem, NC) scored the afternoon's first goal just 39 seconds in before Pfeiffer responded with the next two grabbing a 2-1 lead after a quarter. Elliot Gilbert (Corning, NY) scored his lone goal on an assist from Justin Rose (Rochester, NY) while James Shepherd (St. John, NB) tallied his first of two from Zac Clark (Corning, NY) on the back half of the opening quarter.

In the second, Steven Tilmon (Orlando, FL) made it three-in-a-row for the Falcons while the Bulldogs responded with a Tom Padden (Cary, NC) strike three minutes later. Pfeiffer would grab momentum for the rest of the day after Robert Hope (Peterborough, Ont.) assisted on Tucker Hammock's (Marietta, GA) first of the day with 18 seconds left in the second.

The Falcons took more control in the third set of 15 minutes as Luke Gillespie (Vancouver, BC), Hammock and Shepherd would account for the only three goals scored in the quarter. After Hope threw in his only goal of the day, Watts would put home Wingate's final goal with 10:03 to play in the fourth.

Pfeiffer closed out the contest with six-straight goals as Hammock started and finished that stretch while Rose hit back-to-back 53 seconds apart. Clark and Mitch Robertson (Whitby, Ont.) would also registered goals over the game's final 9:30.

Hammock led the Falcons on the day with four goals and three assists while Rose and Shepherd each added two. Hope led all with a game-high five assists in addition to his goal. Watts led the Bulldogs with his two goals as Pfeiffer out-shot Wingate 40-28. The Bulldogs did hold a big advantage in the faceoff circle winning 16 of 21 attempts.

Pfeiffer returns to Conference Carolinas action on Saturday hosting Queens at 2:00 p.m.

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Misenheimer, N.C.---Pfeiffer broke open a close game with 10 second-half goals en route to a 14-3 victory over Wingate Wednesday afternoon at N.E. Lefko Field. Bulldog junior attack Derek Watts (Winston-Salem, N.C.) had two goals for the visitors.

Pfeiffer (7-3 overall) was led by sophomore attack Tucker Hammock (Marietta, Ga.) and his four-goal, three-assist afternoon. Sophomore attack Robert Hope (Peterborough, Ontario) added one goal and five assists for the Falcons. Wingate junior midfield Tom Padden (Cary, N.C.) scored a goal for the Bulldogs (4-6 overall).

Watts scored the afternoon's first goal 39 seconds into the contest. Pfeiffer responded with the next two, grabbing a 2-1 lead after a quarter. Sophomore attacks Elliot Gilbert (Corning, N.Y.) and James Shepherd (St. John, New Brunswick) tallied first quarter goals for the hosts.

In the second, sophomore midfield Steven Tilmon (Orlando, Fla.) made it three-in-a-row for the Falcons, while the Bulldogs responded with a Padden strike three minutes later. Hammock concluded the first half scoring with 18 seconds remaining in the second quarter.

Shepherd and senior midfield Justin Rose (Rochester, N.Y.) had two goals each for the Falcons, who out-shot the Bulldogs 40-28. The Bulldogs held a big advantage in the face-off circle, winning 16 of 21 attempts. Wingate sophomore midfield Bryce Sneed (Apex, N.C.) won 16 of 19 face-offs Wednesday.

Pfeiffer returns to Conference Carolinas action on Saturday, hosting Queens (N.C.) at 2:00 p.m. Wingate's next game is also a home contest against the Royals, as the Bulldogs host Queens Wednesday, March 28 at 4:00 p.m.

2012-03-21



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