Golden Eagles - Mon, Oct. 22, 2012
Following a dominant performance by Cornerstone University athletics last week, three Golden Eagles were tabbed Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference player of the week for games played Oct. 15-Oct. 21. Men's soccer, women's soccer, and women's cross-country received the conference weekly award. The announcements were made by the conference earlier this afternoon.
Men's soccer, Isaac Grotenhuis, received WHAC offensive player of the week during two matches against Lawrence Tech and Davenport. Highlighting the award, Grotenhuis scored four goals and dished out one assist on the week. With the help of Grotenhuis, the Golden Eagles clinched the WHAC regular season championship and improve their overall record to 11-3-1 and 8-1 in conference play.
Women's cross-country, Julie Oosterhouse, received WHAC runner of the week for her stellar performance at the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge this past weekend. With the top six conference teams participating in the field of 32 schools, Oosterhouse finished on top of all WHAC runners while placing fifth overall at the Challenge. She led Cornerstone to a runner-up team finish at the challenge with a time of 18:14, one second off her personal best.
Women's soccer, Kathy Butt, received WHAC defensive player of the week during two matches against Siena Heights and Marygrove last week. The netminder recorded two shutouts and 14 saves on the week, 10 of them coming against Siena Heights. With the help of Kathy, the Golden Eagles are tied for second place in the WHAC standings. With just two games left in conference play, Cornerstone has key conference matches against first place, Davenport, and Madonna this week.
Follow all three of the Golden Eagles this week. Men's soccer travels to Indiana Tech on Wednesday for their last conference and regular game of the season. The No. 15 women's cross-country team takes place in the WHAC Championship this Saturday and women's soccer travels to top ranked WHAC opponent, Davenport, on Wednesday.