(Tucson, Ariz.) The Golden
Eagles gave up 2 runs in the top of the first inning today but they responded
with five runs of their own in the bottom half of the inning. Cornerstone used six singles and a double
along with an error and a walk to score the runs in the inning. Haley Castillo had 2 RBI's with a single up
the middle to finish off the scoring.
The Panthers score two more runs in the top of the second inning to make
it 5-4. The Golden Eagles exploded with
six more runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to open up a commanding 11-4
lead. Lauren Pasciak and Jenna Weightman
had back to back singles and scored on a Heidi Warmelink triple. Kaitlyn Carlson knocked in Warmelink with a
single to left field. Madison Bucilla
followed Carlson with a single and both scored on a Megan Oberst double to
center field. Kathy DeYoung finished off
the scoring with an RBI double to left center field. PUNC picked up two more runs in the top of
the fifth inning but that would be all they would get as the Golden Eagles went
on to get their first win of the season with an 11-6 victory over Purdue North
Central. Heidi Warmelink led the Golden
Eagles going 3 for 4 with 3 RBI's and 2 runs scored and picking up her first win from the circle.
Cornerstone fell behind early in game two against
Northwestern (IA) giving up two runs in the first, three runs in the second and
third, and two more in the fourth before getting on the board themselves in the
bottom of the fourth inning with two runs.
Lauren Pasciak and Lisa Peppel both singled and were brought home with a
Kaycee Kuiper single to make it 10-2.
Northwestern added a run in the top of the fifth and the Golden Eagles
scored one in the bottom of the fifth.
Heidi Warmelink doubled and scored on a sacrifice fly from Madison
Bucilla. The game ended with an 11-3
victory for Northwestern.
Cornerstone will have rematches against Olivet Nazarene (IL)
and Robert Morris (IL) tomorrow.