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#5 Cornerstone University 85 UM-Dearborn 62
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Brooke Carter (21 points)
UM-Dearborn - Katie Roberts (21 points)
Cornerstone - Brooke Carter (10 rebounds)
UM-Dearborn - Jackie Hood (7 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (9 assists)
UM-Dearborn - LaDwan Jones (8 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles made 20-23 (87%) shots from the foul line in the game.
The Wolves took a 3-0 lead on the first shot of the game but the Golden Eagles Alexa Hensler responded with a 3-pointer of her own and the Golden Eagles would not trail again for the remainder of the game. Cornerstone made a 23-6 run over the next 10 minutes to take a 26-9 lead with 9:23 left in the first half. UM-Dearborn cut into that lead and the Golden Eagles finished the half up 41-30. The Wolves cut the lead to 9 on two occasions in the 2nd half but they couldn't get any closer than that in the 2nd half. The Golden Eagles gradually increased the lead over the last 10 minutes of the game. The largest lead (85-60) came with :47 seconds left on the clock. The Wolves scored one more basket before the clock ran out and the game ended with an 85-62 victory for the Golden Eagles. Sam Flietstra scored a career high 17 points while Melissa Veltkamp recorded a career high 11 assists. Cornerstone improves to 14-4 overall and 3-2 in the WHAC.
The Golden Eagles will return to action on Wednesday, Jan. 12th at 5:30 when they take on Siena Heights in Adrian, Mich.