(Livonia, Mich.) Madonna continued their winning ways over the Golden Eagles in Livonia, Mich. Cornerstone jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first game and never looked back winning 25-18. CU connected on 16 of 39 (.308) attempts in the first set. It looked like the second set would be much the same but the Crusaders tied the second set at 19-19 and finished off the set with 4 straight kills and 2 service aces. Madonna then surged in the third set winning 25-12.
CU led half-way through the fourth set (10-12) but multiple attack errors by CU gave MU the momentum they needed to take a 17-13 lead and finished the match winning 25-19. Alicia TerHaar had a team high 15 kills on 28 attempts. Becky Albrecht had 11 kills on 44 attempts for a .045 hitting percentage. Holly Cousins finished with 10 kills on 44 attempts. Cousins also had a team high 17 digs. Blacquiere finished with 36 assists and 4 kills. Madonna was led by Liz Dempsey who finished with a match high 18 kills. The #18 Crusaders improved to 11-1 in the WHAC and 27-3 overall while CU falls to 5-6 in the WHAC and 20-16 overall. Cornerstone travels to Siena Heights on Tuesday, October 27th.