Cornerstone University 67 Indiana Tech 58
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Samantha Flietstra (16 points)
Indiana Tech - Yasmine Coleman (14 points)
Cornerstone - Samantha Flietstra (14 rebounds)
Indiana Tech - Yasmine Coleman (7 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Samantha Flietstra (3 assists)
Indiana Tech - Nobel, Jones, Russell (1 assist)
KEY TEAM STATS
Cornerstone out rebounded Indiana Tech 47-30 in the game. Sam Flietstra recorded her 7th double double of the season with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Freshman Ashley Neidermayer had 7 offensive rebounds.
The Golden Eagles went scoreless for the first 5:22 but Tech only scored 3 points themselves over that period of time. Cornerstone took a 5-3 lead at the 13:57 mark of the first half. They built that lead to as much as 9 points (18-9) at 9:15 but the Warriors would battle back to tie the game at 21-21 with 3:29 on the clock. They would outscore the Warrior 6-3 over the final minutes to take a 27-24 lead into the locker room. Tech came out in the second half and reclaimed the lead a couple of times. The Warriors led 37-36 with 12:11 left in the game but the Golden Eagles would start to pull away at that point. They slowly rebuilt their lead to 10 points (59-49) with 1:33 on the clock. The game came down to fouls and foul shots down the stretch and Cornerstone finished with a 67-59 victory over Indiana Tech. Coach Fles won her 300th game at Cornerstone with the win.
The Golden Eagles will host UM-Dearborn at 5:30 on Wednesday, Feb. 8th