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The Cornerstone women's basketball team steps back on to the court, Saturday afternoon, to take on their first WHAC opponent University of Northwestern Ohio. The women look to start off on a good note for conference play for first year head coach Katie Mattera. Since the Racers have entered the WHAC conference in the 2010-2011 season, the Golden Eagles have posted a 4-1 overall record against UNOH. The tip off will began at 1 p.m. while the men's squad will begin directly afterwards at 3 p.m.
Following the Golden Eagles
Live stats powered by Daktronics will be available for Saturday afternoon's game on www.cugoldeneagles.com by clicking on the appropriate links for the women's basketball upcoming events.
Cornerstone At A Glance
Cornerstone University's women's basketball team (3-2) holds a 3-1 record during the month of November. The squad hosted their first home game of the season on Nov. 6 against Rochester College, visited Spring Arbor Nov. 9 and visited Indiana Wesleyan this past Tuesday.
The Golden Eagles topped the Warriors from Rochester College 49-37 to give head coach Katie Mattera a win in her first home game at Cornerstone. Cornerstone grabbed an early 9-2 lead en route to a 22-17 halftime edge. During the second half, Cornerstone led by as many as 13. Senior captain Robyn Veltkamp led Cornerstone with 15 points.
At Spring Arbor on Friday, Cornerstone earned a 61-50 victory. The Golden Eagles trailed by seven with five minutes to play in the first half before switching to a zone defense and going on a 6-0 run to cut Spring Arbor's halftime lead to 25-24. In the second half, the Golden Eagles led by as many as 14 on the way to the win.
On Tuesday against Indiana Wesleyan , Cornerstone dropped a 35-60 decision. The Golden Eagles were down only five points entering into halftime but after a tough defensive stand by the Wildcats, Cornerstone shot 15.4 % from the floor in the second half.
Scouting the Racers
The Racers of University of Northwestern Ohio enter Saturday's contest holding a 1-3 overall record. On Tuesday the Racers played host to University of Saint Francis and dropping a 66-55 match against the visiting team.
UNOH finished 11-7 overall in conference play last season placing them tied for fourth with Cornerstone in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. Both teams will look to gain advantage in the conference with a win on Saturday. The Racers are led by Shaye Warman's 14 PPG this season while Madison Coldren has grabbed an average of 8.5 rebounds per game.
Cornerstone will travel to No. 7 Davenport University to continue action in conference play on Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. with the Cornerstone men's basketball game against Davenport to follow at 7:30 p.m.