2010 Women's Softball
Record: 13-38 Home: 4-10 Away: 6-22 Neutral: 3-6 WHAC: 8-20
 
04/16/2014 - Softball
 

(Grand Rapids, Mich.)  The Golden Eagles had to switch their home game to Davenport to play Davenport because the field was too wet from the last couple days of wet and cold.  The Golden Eagles jumped out to an early lead in game one.  Lauren Pasciak and Megan Oberst both drew walks to put runners on first and second base.  Ashley Niedermayer hit a line shot over the left fielder's head to knock both runners in to give Cornerstone a 2-0 lead.   The game remained 2-0 through the fourth inning.  Davenport got one back in the top of the fifth inning courtesy of a couple of errors and a wild pitch to make it 2-1.  Megan Oberst gave Cornerstone a little breathing room in the bottom of the sixth with a solo shot over the center field fence.   The Panthers would get their first runner on base on an error but Walburg got the next batter to ground out and the next two to pop out to seal the victory for the Golden Eagles.  Cornerstone improved to 15-10 overall and 7-4 in the WHAC Walburg improved to 9-4 from the circle. 

Cornerstone didn't fare as well in game two.  The Panthers scored five runs in the top of the first inning to take a commanding lead.  The Golden Eagles got one back in the bottom of the first.  Lauren Pasciak and Heidi Walburg both hit singles and Megan Oberst walked to load the bases.  Ashley Niedermayer hit a SAC Fly to the right fielder to bring Pasciak across the plate to make it 5-1.  The Panthers got another in the top of the fourth inning and then they exploded for 7 runs in the top of the sixth.  Cornerstone did not score in the bottom half of the game and the game was ended after six innings with a 13-1 lost for the Golden Eagles.   Rachel Nelson dropped to 5-6 with the loss and Cornerstone dropped to 15-11 overall and 7-5 in WHAC play.

Cornerstone will hit the road to play Indiana Tech on Saturday for a 1:00 start.

 
04/12/2014 - Softball

(Grand Rapids, Mich.)  The Golden Eagles hosted Siena Heights today and they got started early.   Jenna Weightman led off with a single to center field and advanced to second on a Lauren Pasciak ground out.  Heidi Walburg the hit a two run shot off of the top of the left field fence to give Cornerstone a 2-0 lead.  The Saints cut the lead in half with a solo shot in the top of the fourth inning to make it 2-1.  Neither team would score over the last three innings of the game.  Cornerstone would go on to win 2-1 just before the rain hit.  Heidi Walburg improved to 8-4 on the season.

Cornerstone would get it going early again in game two.  Jenna Weightman led off with another single in game 2 and then stole second and third base.  Megan Oberst drew a walk and Ashley Niedermayer drove in both runners with a triple to right field.  The Golden Eagles loaded the bases with singles by Rachel Bode, Alyssa Ambu, and Hailey Castillo to start the second inning.  Bode and Ambu both scored on an error by the shortstop to give Cornerstone a 4-0 lead.  Megan Oberst brought Weightman home with a single to center field and Pasciak scored on a wild pitch to give Cornerstone a 6-0 lead after two innings.  The Golden Eagles scored two more runs in the bottom of the third inning on consecutive doubles by Jenna Weightman and Lauren Paskiak to give Cornerstone and 8-0 lead after three innings.  Rachel Nelson would blank the Saints for the last two innings to preserve the shutout for the Golden Eagles to improve to 4-5 on the year.  Cornerstone improves to 14-10 on the season and Coach Jim Farrell wins his 300th game as the head coach of the Golden Eagles.

The Golden Eagles will return to action on Wednesday when they host league leader (9-1) Davenport at 3:30 p.m.

 
 
04/11/2014 - Softball

Golden Eagles sweep the Saints

(Grand Rapids, Mich.)  The Golden Eagles had to go on the road today but they didn't have to travel far as they played Aquinas.  The Saints took an early lead scoring on a bases loaded balk to go up 1-0 after one inning.   Megan Oberst knotted the game a 1-1 in the top of the fourth inning with a solo shot to lead off the inning.  Cornerstone would strand a couple of runners to end the inning tied 1-1.  Cornerstone would go deep again to lead off the fifth with a Jenna Weightman shot and Lauren Pasciak would follow her with another solo shot and the Golden Eagles went up 3-1.  The Golden Eagles would extend their lead in the top of the sixth.  Emily Bode singled to lead off the inning.  Hailey Castillo reached on an error and pinch runner Julayne Brigham scored.  Jenna Weight got hit by a pitch and Heidi Walburg hit a 3-run shot to give Cornerstone a 7-1 lead.  Heidi Walburg would retire the side in the bottom of the seventh to secure the win and improve to 7-4 on the season.

The Saints would take a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second in game two on a couple of singles and an RBI ground out.  The Golden Eagles claimed the lead in the top of the third inning.  Rachel Bode singled to center and advanced to second on a Hailey Castillo ground out.  Bode scored on a Lauren Pasciak single and Pasciak advanced to second on the play home.  Heidi Walburg then reached on an error and Pasciak scored to make it 2-1.  Aquinas would tie the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the inning on a SAC Fly.  Neither team would score again until the top of the seventh when the Golden Eagles got 2 runs on 3 hits.  Hailey Castillo led off with a single.  Lauren Pasciak pushed Castilo to second with a single.  Heidi Walburg drew a walk to load the bases and Megan Oberst hit a 2-run single to put Cornerstone up 4-2.  Rachel Nelson closed out the game in the bottom of the seventh for the sweep.  Nelson improved to 3-4 on the year.  Cornerstone improved to 12-10 overall and 4-4 in the WHAC. 

Cornerstone will host Siena Heights on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

 
 
04/08/2014 - Softball

(Grand Rapids, Mich.)  The Golden Eagles hosted Concordia but had to play at Davenport for the second time because their field is still not yet playable.   Concordia came out of the gate fast scoring four runs in the top of the first inning on four singles and a walk.  The Cardinals added another run in the top of the second to make it 5-0 but the Golden Eagles got three back in the bottom of the second on an Emily Bode three run homer to get the score to 5-3.   Concordia added three runs in both the third and fourth innings to take an 11-3 lead while the Golden Eagles bats went cold and the game ended after five innings due to the "Mercy Rule".

Cornerstone started off much better in the second game.  Hailey Castillo reached on an error to lead off for Cornerstone.  Lauren Pasciak followed with a single and both runners advanced on a bad throw.  Megan Oberst hit a ground out to score Castillo.  Ashley Niedermayer knocked in Pasciak with a double.  Alexsandra Szajna walked.  Emily Bode brought Niedermayer home with a single and Rachel Bode followed with a double to bring Szajna home to give Cornerstone a 4-0 lead.  The score remained the same until the top of the fourth inning when the bottom fell out.  Concordia scored 9 runs on 7 hits and 2 errors to take a 9-4 lead after four innings.  Concordia added a couple more runs in the top of the fifth inning.  Cornerstone got one back in the bottom of the fifth.  Abby MacArthur hit a two out double and scored on a single by Maggie Vosler.  The Cardinals exploded for five more runs in the top of the seventh on 4 hits and an error to go up 16-5.  Ciara Wilke had a pinch hit single to lead off the seventh and advanced to second on a Megan Oberst single.  She later scored on an RBI double by Jenna Weightman.  Oberst then scored on a pass ball to conclude the scoring in the game.  Cornerstone lost 16-7 and dropped to 10-10 overall and 2-4 in the WHAC.

Cornerstone will play at Aquinas next at 3:30 on Friday.

 
04/05/2014 - Softball

(Grand Rapids, Mich.)  The Golden Eagles hosted Madonna but had to play at Davenport because their field is not yet playable.  The Crusaders continued to play well at they improved to 8-0 in the WHAC with a 12-6 win in the opener and a 7-6 win in Game two over the Golden Eagles. 

Madonna scored two runs in the top of the first inning on a 2-run shot by Erin Mayes.   Heidi Walburg tied the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the first with a 2-run shot of her own.  Alexsandra Szajna gave Cornerstone a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the second inning with a solo shot over the center field fence.  It all went south in the top of the third inning as Madonna exploded for 7 runs on 6 hits and 2 errors to give Madonna  9-3 lead.  Heidi Walburg hit another 2-run shot over the left field fence to bring Cornerstone back to 9-5 in the bottom of the third inning.  Madonna responded with a 2-run homer in the top of the fourth inning to give the Crusaders an 11-5 advantage.  Madonna added another in the top of the fifth inning to make it 12-5.  Megan Oberst hit a solo shot in the bottom of the seventh but that would be all they would get as Madonna won game one 12-6.  Rachel Nelson took the loss from the circle. 

The Golden Eagles opened the scoring in the second game of the double header in the bottom of the second inning.  Emily Bode and Alyssa Ambu hit RBI singles to give Cornerstone a 2-0 lead.  The Crusaders didn't take long to respond to the Golden Eagles by scoring 3 runs on 4 hits and 2 errors in the top of the third inning.  Cornerstone tied the game in the bottom of the fourth inning.  Ashley Niedermayer and Alexsandra Szajna hit singles to start the inning.  Jenna Weightman advanced the runners and Emily Bode hit a SAC Fly to tie the game at 3-3.  The Crusaders quickly reclaimed the lead in the top of the fifth innings with 3 runs on 1 hit and 1 error to make it 6-3.  Megan Oberst made it 6-4 with an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth.  Madonna scored another run in the top of the sixth on a triple and a wild pitch but Cornerstone responded with two of their own in the bottom of the sixth on 4 hits.  Lauren Pasciak and Megan Oberst hit RBI singles for the Golden Eagles.  Cornerstone held Madonna scoreless in the top of the seventh but the Golden Eagles couldn't score the equalizer in the bottom of the inning and Madonna won 7-6.  Heidi Walburg took the loss from the circle.  Cornerstone drops to 10-8 overall and 2-2 in the WHAC. 

Cornerstone will return to action on Tuesday when the host Concordia (at Davenport) at 3:30 p.m.

Ashley Niedermayer connect on 2-run double to lead CU to win
Coach Farrell wins 300th game at Cornerstone
Pasciak goes 4 for 8 with 3 runs scored and 2 RBI's
Emily Bode goes 3 for 6 with 4 RBI's in losses to Concordia
Warmelink went 3 for 5 with 4 RBI's
 
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W SOFTBALL
@ Indiana Institute of Technology
1:00 PM EST
Fort Wayne, Ind.
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W SOFTBALL
@ Indiana Institute of Technology
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Fort Wayne, Ind.
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MON APR 21
W SOFTBALL
@ Hope
4:00 PM EST
Holland, Mich.
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W SOFTBALL
@ Hope
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Holland, Mich.
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WED APR 23
W SOFTBALL
Aquinas College
3:30 PM EST
Cornerstone
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W SOFTBALL
Aquinas College
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Cornerstone
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W SOFTBALL
Roosevelt University
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Cornerstone
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W SOFTBALL
Roosevelt University
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Cornerstone
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W SOFTBALL
@ University of Northwestern Ohio
1:00 PM EST
Lima, Ohio
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SAT APR 26
W SOFTBALL
@ University of Northwestern Ohio
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Lima, Ohio
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