The Golden Eagles finished the regular season on a high note defeating cross-town rival Davenport 3-1. CU took a 10-6 lead on a kill by setter Kim Weaver
and kept the pressure on throughout to win the first game 25-15. The tables were turned and it was the Panthers who took control early in the second game leading 8-2 before CU began to chip away at the lead. They were able to cut it to 16-14 but Davenport went on a 5-0 run to increase the lead to 21-14. Cornerstone managed one more run of their own and cut the lead to 23-21 on a kill by senior Jodi Grandholm
but back to back DU kills would finish the game and tie it at one apiece 25-21.
Davenport would jump out to an early 3-0 lead in the 3rd game but tough serving by Kim Weaver
gave CU a 5-3 lead. Later 3 DU errors pushed CU's lead to 13-9 and forced a Panther timeout. That was the cusion CU needed and they finished the 3rd game on a 7-0 run to win 25-16. Davenport would once again start out strong in the 4th taking an early 4-0 lead. Kate Zwier
was the spark in thee 4th with back to back kills to take their first lead of the game 11-10. With the score tied at 22-22 CU capitalized on two attack errors and Jodi Grandholm
finished with one of her team high 16 kills to lead Cornerstone to a 25-22 win.
Cornerstone finishes the WHAC regular season 8-1 and earned the #2 seed going into the WHAC tournament scheduled for this weekend at Aquinas College. Kate Zwier
and Megan April
finished with 10 kills while Kim Weaver
had 40 assists and 21 digs. Ali Prus
also finished with 21 digs. The Golden Eagles are now 30-4 overall while the Panthers finish 21-14 overall and 6-3 in the WHAC. To see the playoff bracket click here.