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Wed, Feb 12, 2014 - [Women's Basketball]
Jill Hendrickson scored 19 and pulled down 12 rebounds against the Warriors
Jill Hendrickson scored 19 and pulled down 12 rebounds against the Warriors

GAME FLOW

The Golden Eagles made their way down to Ft. Wayne to take on Indiana Tech in a crucial WHAC contest tonight.  Cornerstone entered the game one game up on the Warriors with a 13-5 conference record.  The Warriors made the first basket of the night and Cornerstone responded to tie it at 2-2 but the Golden Eagles would chase for the remainder of the half.  Cornerstone kept the lead to within single digits until the 7:55 mark in the first half.  Tech hit a 3-pointer to push the lead to 25-15 and would get it to as high as 11 (28-17) before Cornerstone would mount a comeback.  The Golden Eagles made a 10-2 run over the next four minutes to pull to within 3 (28-25) with 3:06 remaining.  Cornerstone would get the lead down to 2 (32-30) but Indiana Tech made a shot with: 06 left to go into the locker-room with a 34-30 advantage.  Cornerstone would keep the Warriors close through the first 10 minutes of the second half.  Jill Steenwyk drained a 3-pointer with 9:37 left in the game to pull back to 2 points (51-4Cornerstone would keep the Warriors close through the first 10 minutes of the second half.  Jill Steenwyk drained a 3-pointer with 9:37 left in the game to pull back to 2 points (51-49) but the Warriors then made a 13-3 run to go up 64-52 with 5:15 left in the game.  The Golden Eagles would only get to within 8 points (69-61) through the remainder of the game and would end with a 79-68 loss to the Warriors.  The two teams move into a tie for 3rd place behind Davenport and Siena Heights with a WHAC record of 13-6.

KEY TEAM STATS

The Golden Eagles shot just 39.1% from the field including 5-17 from long range while Indiana Tech shot 50% from the field and were 8 of 16 from beyond the arc.    The Warriors out rebounded the Golden Eagles 40-35 on the night.

 UP NEXT

 The Golden Eagles will play their last 3 WHAC contests at home.  Lourdes will come to Grand Rapids this Saturday for a 1:00 tip-off.

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