(Grand Rapids, Mich.) The Golden Eagles hosted Siena Heights today and they got started early. Jenna Weightman led off with a single to center field and advanced to second on a Lauren Pasciak ground out. Heidi Walburg the hit a two run shot off of the top of the left field fence to give Cornerstone a 2-0 lead. The Saints cut the lead in half with a solo shot in the top of the fourth inning to make it 2-1. Neither team would score over the last three innings of the game. Cornerstone would go on to win 2-1 just before the rain hit. Heidi Walburg improved to 8-4 on the season.
Cornerstone would get it going early again in game two. Jenna Weightman led off with another single in game 2 and then stole second and third base. Megan Oberst drew a walk and Ashley Niedermayer drove in both runners with a triple to right field. The Golden Eagles loaded the bases with singles by Rachel Bode, Alyssa Ambu, and Hailey Castillo to start the second inning. Bode and Ambu both scored on an error by the shortstop to give Cornerstone a 4-0 lead. Megan Oberst brought Weightman home with a single to center field and Pasciak scored on a wild pitch to give Cornerstone a 6-0 lead after two innings. The Golden Eagles scored two more runs in the bottom of the third inning on consecutive doubles by Jenna Weightman and Lauren Paskiak to give Cornerstone and 8-0 lead after three innings. Rachel Nelson would blank the Saints for the last two innings to preserve the shutout for the Golden Eagles to improve to 4-5 on the year. Cornerstone improves to 14-10 on the season and Coach Jim Farrell wins his 300th game as the head coach of the Golden Eagles.
The Golden Eagles will return to action on Wednesday when they host league leader (9-1) Davenport at 3:30 p.m.