(Tucson, Ariz.) The Golden
Eagles played Viterbo (WI) in their first game today and lost 4-1 to the
V-Hawks. Viterbo scored one run in the
first inning and two runs in the third inning to take a 3-0 lead. The Golden Eagles scored their run in the
fourth inning. Madison Bucilla hit a
double to left field, advanced to 3rd base on a fielder's choice,
and scored on a passed ball. Viterbo
added an insurance run in the bottom of the sixth inning and went on to defeat
the Golden Eagles 4-1.
Cornerstone faced #15 Olivet Nazarene in the second game of
the day and put up a good battle but fell short 4-3 to the Tigers. The Golden Eagles yielded three runs in the
bottom of the first inning to go down 3-0 but they responded with two runs in
the top of the second inning to make it 3-2.
Kaitlyn Carlson started the inning with a double and advanced to 3rd
base on a single by Megan Oberst.
Carlson scored on Kathy DeYoung ground out to 2nd base. Oberst then scored on a Lauren Pasciak single
to make it 3-2. ONU scored another run
in the bottom of the fourth to make it 4-2.
The Golden Eagles made it close by scoring another run in the top of the
seventh inning. Tahni Bruno recorded a
RBI single in the top of the seventh but that would be all the Golden Eagles
could produce and they ended up with a 4-3 loss to Olivet Nazarene.
Cornerstone will return to action on Tuesday when they take
on William Penn (IA) and Judson (Ill.).