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Cornerstone University 64 Northwood University (Fla.) 55
West Palm Beach, Fla. (Northwood University Tournament)
Cornerstone -Melissa Veltkamp (24
Northwood - Katey Applegate (20 points)
Cornerstone - Sam Flietstra (18
Northwood - Erin Riley (13 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Kathy DeYoung (4
Northwood - Yasmene Harris (8 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
The Golden Eagles dominated the boards doubling up the Seahawks 48-24 which included 22 offensive rebounds. Samantha Flietstra pulled down 18 rebounds in the game.
The Golden Eagles took a 5-0 lead to start the game but the Seahawks made a 14-0 run to take a 14-5 lead at the 14:15 mark in the first half. Cornerstone responded with a 13-0 run of their own over the next six minutes to take an 18-14 lead in the game. Cornerstone would continue to increase that lead to 12 points (28-16) with 4:42 on the clock. Cornerstone would finish the half up 32-24. The Seahawks chipped away at the lead to start the second half and they reclaimed the lead (35-33) with 16:28 left in the half. They traded the lead a couple of times over the next few minutes but the Golden Eagles took the lead for good on an Ashley Moon 3-pointer with 9:28 on the clock. Cornerstone gradually increased the lead throughout the remainder of the game. They kept the lead at a least 7 points for the last 6:13 of the game and finished with a 64-55 win.
The Golden Eagles will continue WHAC play on Wednesday, Jan. 4th when they travel down to Indiana Tech to play the Warriors for a 7:00 tip-off.