Senior co-captain Robyn Veltkamp led the Golden Eagles with 31 points in two games.
Senior co-captain Robyn Veltkamp led the Golden Eagles with 31 points in two games.
Golden Eagles - Mon, Dec. 3, 2012

Women's Basketball— Cornerstone University's women's basketball posted a win and a loss last week. 

At home on Wednesday night, the Golden Eagles fell to Siena Heights 53-46.  The tight first half saw five ties and nine lead changes with Siena Heights eventually taking a 29-27 lead into the locker room.  Cornerstone did grab a 37-36 second half  edge before Siena turned up the defense to salt away the victory.   CU's  Ashley Niedermayer produced a game-high 11 rebounds.

At Detroit on Saturday, Cornerstone picked up their second conference win of the season -- 64-40 over the Mustangs from Marygrove College.  Cornerstone held Marygrove to just four of 24 from the field during the half -- riding an 11 point lead, 26-15, into halftime.  During the second half, the Golden Eagles continued to separate themselves from the Mustangs.     Senior co-captain Robyn Veltkamp led all scorers with 19 points.

Following the week, Cornerstone improves to 5-4 overall and 2-2 in conference play as they prepare to face two conference opponents on Wednesday and Saturday.  Wednesday the Golden Eagles  host Lawrence Tech at 5:30 p.m. before travelling to Livonia on Saturday to face Madonna University at 1 p.m.

Men's Basketball— The No. 15 Golden Eagles' men's basketball team went undefeated last week in two outings.   

On Wednesday against Siena Heights, a 12-0 run late in the first half gave Cornerstone a 44-30 halftime advantage on their way to an 88-60 victory.   The Golden Eagles shot 51.5% from the field and 63.6% from behind the three-point arc.   Ty Mason led all players on the night with 18 points.

On Saturday at Marygrove College, the Golden Eagles jumped out to an early 12-5 lead and extended the margin to 37-29 at the half en route to an 80-71 win.     Jake Plite recorded his first double-double of the season scoring 11 points to go alongside 13 rebounds. 

After the week, Cornerstone improves its record to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in league play while Jake Plite receives WHAC Player of the Week honors.  Looking ahead, Cornerstone plays two conference opponents this week.  On Wednesday, the Golden Eagles host Lawrence Tech at 7:30 p.m.  then travel to Livonia to take on No. 24 Madonna University at 3 p.m. 

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