Game 1- Olivet Nazarene University vs. Cornerstone
Cornerstone University suffered their first loss of the day
to the Tigers of Olivet Nazerene University. Despite jumping on top
in the first inning, Cornerstone was unable to keep up with the offensive power
of O.N.U. Heidi Warmelink faced her first loss of the season. Jessica Kuhlman
scored two runs for the Ealges, had two hits in the game, including a base hit
and a double. Heidi Warmelink also had two hits in the game and two R.B.I.'s,
hitting Kuhlman in twice. Madison Bucilla led the team with three hits in the
game, scoring once and also stole a base. Rachel Gruppen and Dinah Gruppen also
contributed one hit a piece. The final score was 16-4.
Game 2- Cornerstone University vs. Rockhurst University
The Eagles of Rockhurst University handed the Golden Eagles
their second loss of the day. Madison Bucilla pitched the first five innings
for Cornerstone. Heidi Warmelink came in to finish the game in the sixth
inning. Although it looked like a long shot for the Golden Eagles to challenge
the Eagles after the first four innings, Cornerstone kept fighting. Scoring
four runs in the fifth inning, Cornerstone showed their desire to compete.
After falling behind 7 to 1 in the fifth, the Eagles continued to chip away.
Tahni Bruno and Madison Bucilla led the team with two hits a piece. Melanie
Creager led the team with R.B.I.'s with two, driving in two runs with a double
in the fifth. Jessica Kuhlman led the team in runs scored and scored
twice for the Golden Eagles. Rachel Gruppen and Lisa Peppel both
contributed one hit a piece for the Golden Eagles. The final score was 9-4.