Softball - Wed, Apr. 11, 2012
The Aquinas Saints scored one run in the first inning but Jenna Weightman got on base on a single to right field in the top of the line-up.Weightman scored on a Megan Oberst RBI to tie the game at 1-1 after one inning.In the bottom of the 3rd Haley Castillo singled to left setting up a 2 run homer by Jenna Weightman to give CU a 3-1 lead after 3.Heidi Warmelink disposed of 3 Saints batters in the 4th and CU had 2 hits and Megan Oberst scored a run in the bottom of the 4th giving CU a 4-1 lead.Strong pitching and defense held the Saints scoreless the final 3 innings giving CU the win in the first game of a double header.
The Golden Eagles kept the pressure on in the second game scoring 3 runs on 3 hits and 1 error in the first inning. Megan Oberst
, Heidi Warmelink
and Kaitlyn Carlson
all scored in the first. Aquinas scored a run in the 2nd
inning to cut the CU lead to 3-2. CU exploded with 4 runs in the bottom of the 5th
on 5 hits. Weightman, Warmelink, Kaitlyn Carlson
and Madison Bucilla
scored for CU on RBI's by Warmelink, Carlson, Bucilla and Ashley Niedermayer. Warmelink pulled through with strong pitching once again to hold the Saints scoreless in the final 2 innings giving the Golden Eagles a 7-2 win over the Saints.
Cornerstone improves to 7-17 overall and 3-1 in the WHAC while the Saints fall to 18-17 overall and 1-3 in the WHAC. Warmelink improved to 6-14 on the season. Cornerstone will host Finlandia on Thursday, April 12th
in a double header.