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Cornerstone University 46 Cardinal Stritch University 51
Cornerstone - Samantha Flietstra (9 rebounds)
Cardinal Stritch - Lisa Lawrence (9 rebounds)
Cornerstone - 5 with 1 assist each
Cardinal Stritch - Lisa Lawrence (4 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
Both teams shot under 50% from the foul line in the game. Cornerstone only went to the foul line 11 times and made 5 of them while Cardinal Stritch made only 7 of 19 from the charity stripe.
The Golden Eagles started well and built as much as a 9 point lead (20-11) with 8:30 left in the first half but the Wolves battled back through the remainder of the half and snatched the lead back (25-24) with 1:32 left in the half. Cornerstone hit 2 free throws with :18 seconds left to tie the score at 26-26 and they went into the locker room tied at the half. Cornerstone took the early lead in the second half but the game went back and forth through the first 5 minutes. Cornerstone pulled to within 1 point (47-46) with 3:54 on the clock but Cardinal Stritch would score the last four points and they walked off with a 51-46 victory.
The Golden Eagles will have the week off and will return to action next Friday when they take on Bethel College at the WHAC/MCC Challenge at Indiana Wesleyan. That game will tip-off at 8:00 p.m.