Softball - Fri, May. 4, 2012
The Golden Eagles exploded with nine runs in the first innings against
Concordia and went on to defeat the Cardinals 11-4 to advance on in the
tournament. Concordia pitcher Catherine
Herriman walked the first three batters to load the bases and Megan Oberst hit
a double to bring in two runs. Concordia
switched pitchers but that didn't make much of a difference to the Golden
Eagles hitters as they continued to score runs.
Cornerstone made the most of the inning scoring nine runs on six hits to
go with a couple of Cardinal errors.
Concordia scored two runs in the bottom of the third inning to make it
9-2. Cornerstone responded with two of
their own in the top of the fourth inning.
Cornerstone scored one unearned run and Kaitlyn Carlson knocked in a run
with a single to give CU an 11-2 lead.
Concordia would score two more in the bottom half of the inning but that
would be all of the scoring and the game ended with an 11-4 victory. Concordia finishes their season but Cornerstone
moves on in the tournament.
faced rival Aquinas for the sixth time this season. Cornerstone won both of the WHAC regular
season games but lost a couple of non-conference games and the first game of
the tournament (8-7 loss) to Aquinas. The Golden Eagles started well scoring three
runs in the bottom of the first inning.
Heidi Warmelink and Lauren Pasciak singled and Megan Oberst hit a
three-run shot to give CU a 3-0 lead.
Cornerstone scored another in the second inning to make it 4-0. Lauren Pasciak opened the inning with a double
and scored on an error. Aquinas scored
two runs in the top of the fourth inning but the Golden Eagles score one as
well in the bottom of the inning to make it 5-2. The Saints took the lead in the top of the
fifth inning with four runs and they would not give up any more runs as would
go on to eliminate the Golden Eagles from the tournament with a 7-5 win. Cornerstone finishes the season with a 16-30
record overall. Aquinas defeated
Davenport to advance to the WHAC Championship game but lost to champion Madonna