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Cornerstone University 43 Madonna 69
Cornerstone – Robyn Veltkamp (14 points)
Madonna – Kaylee McGrath (19 points)
Cornerstone – Ashley Niedermayer (12 rebounds)
Madonna – Kaylee McGrath (9 rebounds)
KEY TEAM STATS
Madonna made 20 of 22 shots from the foul line while Cornerstone made just 2 of 6.from the charity stripe.
Madonna scored a quick basket off the opening tip but Kayleigh Hammond would respond to tie it at 19:35. The Crusaders made a 3-pointer at 19:15 and Katelyn Cousins responded with a 3 to tie it at 18:57 but the Golden Eagles would end up chasing the rest of the night. The Crusaders would outscore Cornerstone 18-7 over the next 12 minutes to take a 23-12 lead with 7:11 left in the half. Madonna would push the lead to as much as 19 points (37-28 with 2:15) and (43-24 with: 03). The Golden Eagles made a 14-6 run to start the second half to cut the lead to 49-38 with 12:42 left in the game. The Crusaders responded quickly and pushed the lead to 20 (61-41) with 7:22 on the clock. The Golden Eagles struggled from the field down the stretch only scoring 4 points over the last 8 ½ minutes of play and ended the game losing 69-43.
The Golden Eagles season comes to an end with a 19-12 record.