Game 1 - Olivet Nazarene University (Ill.) vs. Cornerstone
The Golden Eagles dug a deep hole that they couldn't climb
out of today as they lost 16-4 to Olivet Nazarene University. The Golden Eagles took a 1-0 lead in the
bottom of the first inning on a Heidi Warmelink RBI single but the lead would
be short lived as the Tigers scored six runs in the second inning, 3 runs in
the third inning, four runs in the fourth inning, and three more in the fifth
inning to blow open the game.
Cornerstone scored one run in the third and two runs in the fourth
inning with RBI's by Heidi Warmelink and Jessica Kuhlman. Jessica Kuhlman went 2 for 3 with 2 runs
scored and an RBI. Heidi Warmelink went
2 for 3 with 2 RBI's for the Golden Eagles.
Heidi Warmelink took the loss on the mound dropping to 3-1 on the
Game 2 - Rockhurst University (Ill.) vs. Cornerstone University
The Golden Eagles
went down 4-0 after three innings but scored 1 run in the fourth on a Lisa
Peppel RBI double to make it 4-1 after four.
Rockhust responded with three runs in the top of the fifth inning to
make it 7-1. The Golden Eagles battled
back with four runs in the bottom half of the inning to make it 7-5. Rockhurst walked in two runners and Melanie
Creager hit a double to bring in two other runners to bring the Golden Eagles
with two runs. Rockhurst added two more
in the top of the 7th and the Golden Eagles could only manage an RBI
sacrifice fly by Heidi Warmelink as the fell 9-6 to Rockhurst. Madison Bucilla took the loss on the mound
dropping to 1-1 on the season.