Misenheimer, NC-The Salem College basketball team lost on the road at Pfeiffer 73-57. For three quarters, the Spirits went back and forth with the Falcons but a strong third quarter was the difference in the game. Sabrina Shepherd had a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead Salem. The Spirits fall to 8-11, while Pfeiffer improves to 13-3.
The first half was tightly contested. Pfeiffer held a 18-15 lead after the first quarter, and a 31-27 lead at the half. The Falcons broke the game open in the third quarter as they outscored Salem 24-11.
The Spirits will return home this weekend as they host William Peace and Averett in USA South East Division action.