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Cornerstone University 62 Aquinas College 54
Grand Rapids, Mich. (Aquinas)
Cornerstone - Ashley Moon (21
Aquinas - Taelor Sanders (17 points)
Cornerstone - Samantha Flietstra (9
Aquinas - Taelor Sanders (9 rebounds)
KEY TEAM STATS
Cornerstone went 10-10 from the foul line in the 2nd half to maintain their lead. They also forced a couple of turnovers late in the game to secure the win.
The teams played the first 13:11 pretty close with the biggest lead being (15-10) for Cornerstone. The teams were tied at 18-18 with 6:49 left in the half. Cornerstone made a 17-8 run to finish the half up 35-26. Cornerstone would increase the lead to 40-28 and a 3-pointer by Ashley Moon with 18:15 left in the game but the Saints would respond with a 17-5 run to tie the game at 45-45. Melissa Veltkamp converted 2 free throws to give the Golden Eagles the lead for good at 9:12. The Golden Eagles converted 8 straight foul shots down the stretch to hold off the Saints and walked off with a 62-54 win over Aquinas. Ashley Moon sank 7 of 9 shots from long range to lead the Golden Eagles with 21 points.
The Golden Eagles will travel to Sylvania, Ohio to take on Lourdes College on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. as part of a double header with the men's team.