Women's Basketball - Thu, Dec. 20, 2012
Cornerstone University 57 IU Northwest 52
Cornerstone – Robyn Veltkamp (21 points)
IU Northwest – Megan Holland (15 points)
Cornerstone – Robyn Veltkamp (11 rebounds)
IU Northwest – Megan Holland (6 rebounds)
Cornerstone – Kayleigh Hammond, Tanner Hostetler (3 assists)
IU Northwest – Brittany Dewell, Kelly Gross (4 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles grabbed 20 more rebounds (49-29) than the Red Hawks.
The teams swapped the lead a couple of times in the first five minutes of the game which also included a couple of ties. The Red Hawk took and kept the lead at 15:02 and kept that lead for the rest of the first half. IU Northwest gradually built upon their lead throughout the remainder of the half. Their biggest lead (39-29) came with 1:26 left and they finish the half with a 39-31 lead. The Golden Eagles came out hot in the 2nd half and tied the game at 40-40 just 4:39 gone in the half. Cornerstone took a brief lead (44-40) but the Red Hawks scored five straight point to lead 45-44 half way through the period. The Red Hawks tied it again at 49 all with 5:23 remaining but the Golden Eagles would outscore the Red Hawks 8-3 down the stretch to walk off with a 57-52 win. Robyn Veltkamp recorded her fifth double double of the season with 21 points and 11 rebounds.
The Golden Eagles will have 9 days off around Christmas and will return to action on Saturday, December 29th at 3:00 p.m.