The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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February 8, 2013

Falcons continue to win

Friday, February 8, 2013 — The Pfeiffer women’s basketball team extended their win streak to five games with wins Saturday at Lees-McRae and Monday over Belmont Abbey.

Pfeiffer travels to North Greensville tonight and Erskine Saturday.

Lees-McRae 83

Pfeiffer 60

Pfeiffer Lees-McRae College by a 45-29 margin in the second half, utilizing a 24-7 run over the final seven minutes en route to a 64-57 win.

Pfeiffer shot 37.7 percent on the afternoon, including a 48.1 percent clip in the second half, while holding Lees-McRae to a 25.4 percent clip from the floor.

Brittany Cox led the way for Pfeiffer with a double-double, posting game-highs of 26 points and 12 rebounds with a 9-for-20 night from the floor. Christina Harvey added a double-double with 22 points and 12 boards. Jodie Lemons chipped in 11 points and six rebounds for the Falcons.

Pfeiffer 63

Belmont Abbey 49

Pfeiffer senior Christina Harvey (Locust Grove, VA) poured in a game-high 23 points on a perfect night of shooting leading the Falcons to a 63-49 victory over Belmont Abbey (10-9, 9-6).

Harvey’s game-high 23 was on a perfect 6-for-6 shooting night from the field while converting 11-of-12 free throw attempts. Lemons would follow registering a huge double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds while Cox concluded with 14. Pfeiffer (16-3, 11-3) held a 41-37 edge in rebound and hit 19-of-20 free throws.

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