(Tucson, Ariz.) The Golden
Eagles played William Penn (IA) in their first game today and came away with
another 4-3 loss. Cornerstone lost to
#15 Olivet Nazarene by the same score the night before. William Penn scored in the bottom of the second
inning to go up 1-0. The Golden Eagles
tied it up in the top of the third inning.
Tahni Bruno doubled to start the inning and later scored on an error to
make it 1-1. The Lady Statesmen reclaimed
the lead in the bottom of the third inning with a run and scored one run in
each of the fifth and sixth innings to go up 4-1. Cornerstone scored two unearned runs in the
top of the seventh to make the final 4-3.
Cornerstone took their first lead of the season with a four
run first inning against Judson. Madison
Bucilla had 2 RBI's on a double, Megan Oberst had an RBI single, and the Golden
Eagles scored an unearned run in the inning.
Unfortunately, the lead was short lived as the Eagles scored five runs
in the bottom half of the inning to take a 5-4 lead. Cornerstone responded with two runs in the
top of the second inning. Kaitlyn
Carlson had an RBI single and Tahni Bruno scored on a passed ball to put the
Golden Eagles up 6-5. Judson tied the
score 6-6 in the bottom of the second inning.
Cornerstone reclaimed the lead in the top of the fourth inning. Heidi Warmelink tripled to start the inning
and Madison Bucilla brought her home with a double. Judson would tie it at 7-7 in the bottom half
of the fourth inning and would score three more in the bottom of the fifth to
go up 10-7. Cornerstone scored one run
in the sixth inning but that would be all they would get as they fell 10-8 to
the Eagles. Madison Bucilla went 3 for 4
at the plate with three RBI's for Cornerstone.
Cornerstone will have the day off tomorrow and will return
to action on Thursday when they take on Purdue North Central (IL) and