2013 Women's Volleyball
Record: 26-11 Home: 11-1 Away: 7-4 Neutral: 8-6 WHAC: 9-2
Chelsea Lake helped the Golden Eagles on Wednesday night with nine kills and three aces.
Chelsea Lake helped the Golden Eagles on Wednesday night with nine kills and three aces.
0
VS
3
Lawrence Technological University
17-25,16-25,24-26
(RV) Cornerstone
Volleyball - Thu, Sep. 26, 2013
Final123F
Cornerstone (10-8)2525263
Lawrence Tech (3-11)1716240
Southfield, MI
CornerstoneIndv. LeadersLawrence Tech
#15 Chelsea Lake - 9Kills #9 Audrianna Pratt - 12
2 Players (#5,#9) - 2Blocks 4 Players - 1
#15 Chelsea Lake - 11Digs #5 Kelsey Haener - 12
#15 Chelsea Lake - 3Aces #5 Kelsey Haener - 1
CornerstoneTeam StatisticsLawrence Tech
.297Hitting %: .138
5.0Blocks: 2.0
48Digs: 41
4Aces: 1

Wednesday night, the Cornerstone volleyball squad returned to action to face WHAC opponent, Lawrence Tech.  After a 3-0 sweep in Southfield, Mich., Cornerstone is now 8-1 during the month of September.  The lone loss came last weekend at the Holiday Inn Express Classic against Trinity Christian resulting in a 2-3 loss.  The Golden Eagles are now 10-8 overall and remain undefeated in conference holding a 2-0 record.  The squad is now receiving votes to be in the top 25 for the NAIA.

Play-by-Play

The Blue Devils were able to take the early 1-0 lead off a kill by Mary Armstrong; however, the Golden Eagles would eventually take the lead and hold on throughout the set.  The biggest lead of the first set came after a Lawrence Tech attacking error giving Cornerstone the 18-9 advantage.  The set concluded after a service error by Blue Devil Darby Johnson rendering the 25-17 set win for CU.  The Golden Eagles attacked their best during the first set (.360) while keeping their opponents to a .062 pace. 

Cornerstone carried the momentum into the second set with a 25-16 victory.  The Golden Eagles did not find themselves losing at any point of the set.  With the score 9-5, Cornerstone went on a strong 11-5 run to maintain the 20-10 lead.  After a service error by Lawrence Tech and Kim Weaver's kill, the Golden Eagles took set two from the home team.  CU attacked at their worst during the second set with a .241 attacking percentage but took the 12-9 kill advantage over the Blue Devils.

Set three proved to be the most entertaining set of the match.  With an early 8-4 advantage for Lawrence Tech, the Golden Eagles would begin to mount a comeback.  Kills by Murphy Heyer, Johanna Egerer and Chelsea Lake would bring Cornerstone within one (8-7).  However, the Golden Eagles were not able to even the score until 12-all after a kill by Libby Webber.  The score would go back-and-forth throughout the third set but after a Blue Devil service and attack error, Cornerstone would take the set and match with a 26-24 win.

Leading the Way

Chelsea Lake led the Golden Eagles with nine kills while Kim Weaver added eight while also dishing out 28 assists.  Two Cornerstone players were in double-digit figures in the dig category including Murphy Heyer (10) and Lake (11).  Lake chipped in with three aces as well.    

Next Up

Cornerstone (RV) will host the No. 4 Madonna University Crusaders for another WHAC competition on Friday.  The match-up will begin at 7 p.m.  Cornerstone fans can watch the contest live on the Golden Eagles Game Central powered by Stretch Internet.  CLICK HERE to watch.

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