(Clermont, Fla.) The Golden Eagles faced Grace College (Ind.) in their first game today. The two teams held each other scoreless through the first four innings but the Lancers broke the tie in bottom of the fourth inning scoring three runs to go up 3-0. The Golden Eagles responded with three of their own in the top of the 6th inning to tie the game at 3-3. Whitney Heasley got the Lancers out in order in the bottom half of the inning to keep the score tied. Jenna Weightman hit a solo shot in the top of the seventh to give Cornerstone a 4-3 lead and Heasley shut out the Lancers in the bottom of the seventh to secure the win for the Golden Eagles. Heasley picked up her first win as a Golden Eagle and Cornerstone improved to 5-2.
Point Park picked up a run in the top of the first inning to go up 1-0 against Cornerstone in Game 2. The Golden Eagles responded with 2 runs in the bottom of the first to take a 2-1 lead. Megan Oberst and Heidi Walburg were both hit by pitches and Emily Bode knocked them in with a double to put Cornerstone on top 2-1. Neither team scored again until the 6th inning when Heidi Walburg hit a 3-run shot and the Golden Eagles went on to score four runs to take a 6-1 lead and that would be how the game ended. Walburg picked up her 4th win of the year and Cornerstone improved to 6-2 on the year.
Cornerstone will return to action Thursday, March 6th when they take on Hannibal LaGrange and University of St. Francis (IL).