2015 Softball
Record: 0-1 Home: 0-0 Away: 0-0 Neutral: 0-1 WHAC: 0-0
Walburg pitches a 1-hitter in 3-1 loss to St. Xavier
Walburg pitches a 1-hitter in 3-1 loss to St. Xavier
(8) Saint Xavier University
Softball - Mon, May. 12, 2014
Cornerstone-MI (25-17)0000100131
St. Xavier-IL (46-7-1)020001X312
Columbia, Ky. Lindsey Wilson Park
Cornerstone-MIPitchingSt. Xavier-IL
-Winner NonnemacherN
Heidi WalburgLoser-
Cornerstone-MIIndv. StatsSt. Xavier-IL
NoneDoubles None
NoneTriples None
NoneHome Runs #23 Hainlen,A

(Columbia, Ky.)  (Columbia, Ky.)  The Golden Eagles opened play today at the Lindsey Wilson Bracket of the NAIA Opening Round games and fell 3-1 to top seed St. Xavier.   Both teams went 3 up – 3 down in the first inning.  Cornerstone did the same in the top of the second inning.  The Cougars scored two runs in the bottom of the second without a hit.  They scored on a combination of walks, wild pitches, and fielder's choice's.  Rachel Bode drew a walk to lead off the third but ended up stranded at 2nd base to end the inning.   The Cougars did not reach base in the bottom half of the inning.  The Golden Eagles continued to struggle at the plate against St. Xavier's  Nicole Nonnemacher failing to reach base again in the bottom of the fourth inning.  The Cougar's got a runner on in the bottom of the inning on an error but stranded her without a hit.  The Golden Eagles finally got on the board in the bottom of the fifth inning.  Ashley Niedermayer got an infield single to lead off the inning and advanced to 2nd base on a balk by Nonnemacher.   Alexsandra followed with a single to left and Niedermayer scored on an error by the left fielder to make it 2-1.  Cornerstone would get runners to 2nd and 3rd but could not get them home.  Walburg continued to be tough from the circle retiring the side in order in the bottom of the fifth and maintaining a no-hitter through five.   Heidi Walburg drew a walk in the top of the sixth but the Golden Eagles flied out three times to leave her  stranded at 1st base.   The Cougars got their first hit of the game on a solo homer in the bottom of the sixth to give them a 3-1 lead.  Rachel Nelson got a two out hit in the bottom of the seventh but the Golden Eagles would pop up to end the game.  Heidi Walburg took the loss with a 1-hitter.  Cornerstone will play William Penn (a 14-0 loser to host Lindsey Wilson) at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

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