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Converse Falls To Pfeiffer In Conference Quarterfinals.

Converse Falls To Pfeiffer In Conference Quarterfinals.

MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Converse soccer saw their season come to an end at the hands of Pfeiffer, as the Falcons were able to win 3-0 in the Conference Carolinas Tournament.  The Valkyries end the season with a 9-9-1 record.

 

THE BASICS

FINAL | Converse 0, Pfeiffer 3

RECORDS | Converse 9-9-1, Pfeiffer 10-7-1

HOW IT HAPPENED

1st Half

  • Both teams battled in the first half in a defensive stalwart.  Pfeiffer held the advantage on the offensive end.
  • In the 2nd minute of action, the Falcons had a free kick from just outside the box. Pfeiffer ripped a shot off the crossbar and out of play.
  • Alex Marquez had a dangerous looking shot in the 12th minute but saved by the Falcons keeper.
  • In the 40th minute of the back-and-forth contest, Cassidy Marshall recorded a shot high off a free kick from the left wing of the box.
  • As time was winding down in the first half, Pfeiffer capitalized off a Valkyrie misplay in their defensive half allowing the Falcons to score on a breakaway goal for the 1-0 lead heading into the break.

2nd Half

  • Pfeiffer would add another goal, pushing their lead to 2-0, in the 68th minute as a loose ball in the box found the foot of a Falcon attacker and finding the back of the net.
  • In the 81', Pfeiffer had a breakaway, but strong keeping by Anna Aceto-Korn stopped the initial shot attempt and then blocked the second attempt.
  • One minute later, the Pfeiffer attack was able to push their lead to 3-0 as the back-line was unable to fight off the attack.
  • Melissa Carlyle had a look at goal in the 89th minute but missed to the right.

NEWS AND NOTES

  • Anna Aceto-Korn produced a career-high nine saves.
  • Converse made the Conference Carolinas for the fourth straight season.
  • Pfeiffer out-shot the Valkyries 21-8.