#25 Cornerstone University 64 Univ. of Northwestern Ohio 40
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (18 points)
UNOH - Amanda Francis (12 points)
Cornerstone - Brooke Carter (11 rebounds)
UNOH - Kelly Warris (7 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Robyn Veltkamp (4 assists)
UNOH - Amanda Francis (5 assists)
The Golden Eagles raced out to a big first half lead against Univ. of Northwestern Ohio and then coasted to a 64-40 victory over the Racers. The Golden Eagles scored first and never trailed in the game. The Racers kept it close until the very end of the half. Robyn Veltkamp
gave Cornerstone their first double digit lead (25-15) with 3:26 left in the half. The Golden Eagles outscored the Racers 13-2 which included a 3-point buzzer beater by Ellisha Crosby
to take a 38-17 lead into the locker room at the half. The Racer made a little run to start the half but would get no closer than 14 points (45-31) at the 12:58 mark. Cornerstone went up 55-35 with 6:42 left in the half and they maintained at least a 20 point lead throughout the remainder of the game as they defeated UNOH 64-40 to advance to the WHAC Semifinals.
The Golden Eagles held an opponent to a season low 40 points.
Cornerstone will travel to Ann Arbor to take on Concordia (77-51 winner over Siena Heights) at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. #5 Madonna will take on #1 Davenport in the other Semifinal.