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Cornerstone University 82 UM-Dearborn 72
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (29
UM-Dearborn - Courtney Teets (20 points)
Cornerstone - Ashley Niedermayer (8
UM-Dearborn - Jalissa Williams (11 rebounds)
Cornerstone - Melissa Veltkamp (6
UM-Dearborn - Courtney Teets (5 assists)
KEY TEAM STATS
Cornerstone shot 50% (12-24) from beyond the arc and 46.7% overall from the floor.
The Golden Eagles raced out to a 10 point lead outscoring the Wolves 17-7 in the first 8:14 of the half. Cornerstone kept up the pressure and increased their lead to 24-11 with 6:47 left in the first half but the Wolves would make a quick 7-0 run to cut the lead to six (24-18) with 5:35 on the clock. Melissa Veltkamp drained a couple of 3-pointers down the stretch and Cornerstone would take a 33-24 lead into the locker room at the half. UM-Dearborn made a 17-8 run to start the second half and tied the score at 41-41 with 13:51 on the clock. The Wolves kept it close for the next nine minutes of play. The Golden Eagles led by two (66-64) with just 4:41 on the clock but they would slowly extend their lead throughout the remainder of the half and finished the game with an 82-72 win over the Wolves. Cornerstone improves to 11-4 in the WHAC and is in 3rd place behind Concordia and Davenport.
The Golden Eagles travel to Adrian to take on Siena Heights on Saturday at 1:00. Cornerstone lost their first meeting 56-58.