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#15 Cornerstone University 57 RV Concordia University 60
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Cornerstone - Brooke Carter (16 points)
Concordia - Hannah Sabol (18 points)
Cornerstone - Brooke Carter (15 rebounds)
Concordia - Hannah Sabol (9 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (3 assists)
Concordia - - Kortni Elsworth (4 assists)
The Golden Eagles jumped out to an early (15-4) lead tonight against Concordia but the Cardinals would fight back to tie the score at 16-16 with 4:50 remaining in the half. The Golden Eagles led again briefly before Concordia hit a 3-pointer to take a 21-20 lead with 3:03 on the clock. Cornerstone would take a 28-26 lead with :04 second left on the clock on a field goal by Samantha Flietstra. The teams would trade leads early in the 2nd half of play. Cornerstone's Ellisha Crosby made 2 foul shots to give the Golden Eagles a 40-39 lead with 11:23 left in the game. Catherine Herriman would respond with a 3-pointer to give Concordia a lead that they would not relinquish for the remainder of the game. Cornerstone did tie the score at 57-57 on two foul shots by Melissa Veltkamp with :33 seconds. Concordia's Brittany Simmons made a 2-point shot with :07 left on the clock. Cornerstone turned the ball over and had to foul with :01 left on the clock. Concordia made the first and missed the 2nd and the clock ran out with Concordia on top 60-57.
The Golden Eagles will host #1 Davenport on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. The game will be featured on VSN and can be seen live via the internet. The live "VSN NAIA Basketball Game of the Week" will be available at http://www.victorysportsnetwork.com by clicking the "Live Streaming" link on the upper right hand side of the page which will connect to the VSN Livestream channel.Pregame set for 12:50 p.m.