Cornerstone University 82 Lourdes College 59
Grand Rapids, Mich. (Cornerstone)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (19
Lourdes - Precious Hands (21 points)
Cornerstone - Samantha Flietstra (12
Lourdes - Tarynn Hampton (10 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (5
Lourdes - Lauren Tilden (4 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
Cornerstone jumped out to a huge lead to start on 50% (14-28) shooting while limiting Lourdes to just 21.9% (7-32) from the field in the first half of play.
The Golden Eagles opened the game with a 28-4 run to start the game and it appeared that it was going to be a blowout after the first 13:30 of the game but Lourdes did make a couple of runs to make the game interesting. Lourdes outscored Cornerstone 18-8 over the last 6:30 of the half. The Golden Eagles maintained a double digit lead through the first 10:15 of the second half but Lourdes cut the lead to 9 points on four separate occasions the last of which was 64-55 with 5:42 left in the game. Lourdes went cold and the Golden Eagles outscored the Gray Wolves 18-4 over the last 5:42 to earn the 82-59 victory. Cornerstone improves to 7-5 overall and 3-1 in the WHAC.
The Golden Eagles will host the Cornerstone Christmas Tournament next weekend. Cornerstone will play Spring Arbor at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16th.