(Holland, Mich.) The Golden Eagles travelled down to Holland to take on Division III Hope today in a non-conference game. Cornerstone started well scoring a run in the top of the first inning. Jenna Weightman led off with a double and Lauren Pasciak continued her hot hitting with a double up the middle to bring Weightman home. Hope got four of their own in the bottom of the third inning to take a 4-1 lead. Hope added two more runs in the bottom of the fifth to go up 6-1. The Golden Eagles responded with three of their own on five hits in the top of the sixth. Lauren Pasciak doubled to lead off the inning. Heidi Walburg followed her with a 2-run shot to left center. Alexsandra Szajna singled and came home on a Rachel Bode double to make it 6-4. Hope added a security run in the bottom half of the inning to make it 7-4. Jenna Weightman led off the seventh with a solo shot but that would be all that the Golden Eagles would get and they finished with a 7-5 loss.
Hope scored four runs in the bottom of the first to take a 4-0 lead in Game two. Cornerstone responded with a couple of runs in the top of the second. Alexsandra Szajna got a two out single. Maggie Vosler followed her with a double to right field and then scored on a Hailey Castillo single to make it 4-2. Hope scored three more in the bottom of the inning to make it 7-2. They added another in the fourth to go up 8-1. Each team scored one run in the fifth and that would be all the scoring as Hope defeated Cornerstone 9-3 in the game.
Cornerstone will host Aquinas at 3:30 on Wednesday.