(Fort Wayne, Ind.) The Golden Eagles travelled down to Fort Wayne to take on Indiana Tech today. Cornerstone got off the bus and got off to a great start. Jenna Weightman led off with a single down the left field line and then advanced to second on a wild pitch. Lauren Pasciak doubled to bring Weightman home and Heidi Walburg followed with another double to bring in Pasciak to give Cornerstone a 2-0 lead. Cornerstone added another two in the third inning. Lauren Pasciak hit another double with two outs. Heidi Walburg hit a single to brink in Pasiak and she advanced to second on the throw to the plate. Walburg then scored on an error to make it 4-0. The Golden Eagles made it 8-0 with four runs in the top of the seventh inning. Hailey Castillo got a two out bunt single. Jenna Weightman reached on an error and Castillo advanced to third. Lauren Pasciak singled to knock in Castillo to make it 5-0. Heidi Walburg followed her with a 3-run shot to give Cornerstone an 8-0 cushion. The Warriors loaded the bases with two outs and scored two runs with a double but Walburg got the next batted to ground out to secure the win for the Golden Eagles. Walburg improved to 10-4 on the season with the win.
Cornerstone took a 1-0 lead in the second inning of game two on a Megan Oberst solo homer. The Warriors tied the score at 1-1 in the bottom of the third inning on two hits and an error. The Golden Eagles reclaimed the lead in the top of the sixth inning. Lauren Pasciak hit a one out double and scored on a Heidi Walburg single. Megan Oberst singled to put runners on first and second. Abby MacArthur pinch ran for Walburg. Ashley Niedermayer singled to load the bases. MacArthur then scored on an Alexsandra Szajna sacrifice fly to make it 3-1. The Warriors responded in the bottom half of the inning with a solo homer to make it 3-2. Heidi Walburg came in to pitch the bottom of the seventh inning and allowed one hit but struck out two of the batters and got another to ground out to secure the win for the Golden Eagles. Rachel Nelson improved to 6-5 on the season with the win. Cornerstone improved to 17-11 overall and 9-5 in the WHAC with the sweep.
Cornerstone will return to action on Monday when they travel to Holland to play Hope at 4:00 p.m.