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Cornerstone University 67 Lourdes University 56
Cornerstone – Robyn Veltkamp (22 points)
Lourdes – Tiffany Scott (12 points)
Cornerstone – Ashley Niedermayer (16 rebounds)
Lourdes – Taryn Hampton (9 rebounds)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles shot 60% (15-25) in the second half to go on to defeat the Gray Wolves by 11 points.
Tarynn Hampton made the first basket of the game to put the Gray Wolves up 2-0 at 18:32 but Kathy DeYoung tied the game just .17 seconds later. Cornerstone would go on a 13-4 run over the next 9 ½ minutes to take a 15-6 lead with 8:56 on the clock. The two team would go back and forth over the remainder of the half but the Gray Wolves would make the last 4 points of the half to go into the locker room down just 27-24. Cornerstone shot just 30.6% from the floor in the first half of play. Cornerstone came out smoking in the second half making an 11-0 run in the first four minutes of play. The Golden Eagles pushed the lead to 20 (52-32) about midway through the half. The Gray Wolves responded with 19-4 run to cut the lead to 56-51 with 3:29 left but that would be as close as they would get and Cornerstone would go on to defeat Lourdes 67-56 to finish the season 19-11 overall and 13-9 in the WHAC (5th Place).
The Golden Eagles hit the road for the first game of the WHAC playoffs to play #4 Madonna on Wednesday.