#5 Cornerstone University 50 #1 Northwestern College (Iowa) 61
Grand Rapids, Mich. (Davenport University)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (19 points)
Northwestern - Kendra De Jong (20 points)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (9 rebounds)
Northwestern - Kendra De Jong, Mel Babcock (9 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (5 assists)
Northwestern - Becca Hurley (8 assists)
scored her 1,000th career point on an assist by sister Melissa.
The Golden Eagles returned to action today for the first time in 12 days and they did so with the #1 Northwestern College of Iowa. The Golden Eagles and Red Raiders played a very tight first half with Northwestern taking their largest lead (25-20) with a layup with just .2 seconds on the clock. Melissa and Robyn Veltkamp
scored 16 of Cornerstone's 20 points in the first half.
Cornerstone would cut the lead to 2 points on a couple of occasions but they could never get closer than that in the second half. Northwestern went on a 10-0 run early in the 2nd
half to take a 39-27 lead with 13:47 on the clock. Cornerstone would not get any closer than 7 points (39-46) after that run as Northwestern went on to defeat the Golden Eagles 61-50. Cornerstone held the #2 scoring team in the country 28 points below their scoring average. The 61 points allowed was a season low for the Red Raiders.
The Golden Eagles will return to action on Wednesday, Jan. 5th
at 7:30 when they resume WHAC play and host Indiana Tech