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(Pontiac, Mich.) The Golden Eagles played Rochester College today and came away with a 5-1 victory. Cornerstone started off pretty fast today scoring their first goal around 4 minutes into the game. Freshman Mykayla Denison collected a clear, took a touch to her right and hit a shot to the far post to make it 1-0. Josie Litty made it 2-0 in the 12th minute on a through ball from Lexie Brisson-Fast. Brisson-Fast flicked a header on to Litty that was in on a 1 v 1 and she volleyed the ball past the Rochester GK for the 2nd goal. Jess Erny made it 3-0 just before the half. Erny received a ball from Teigan Mitcham and she launched a long range shot over the top of the GK into the far post to give Cornerstone a 3-0 advantage. Tori Johns added to the total in the 49th minute on a shot that the GK mishandled. That was off of a give and go from Lexie Brisson-Fast. Brisson-Fast then got in on the scoring herself. Mykayla Denison got the ball at the top of the box and drew a couple of defenders before laying it off to Lexie who to a prep touch and rifled a ball into the far post to put the Golden Eagles up 5-0. Cornerstone conceded a goal off of a penalty kick in the 60th minute. Neither team would score after that and it ended as a 5-1 win for the Golden Eagles. Cornerstone will go into WHAC play this coming Saturday when they open up on the road against University of Northwestern Ohio at 3:00 p.m. in Lima, Ohio.
The Golden Eagles hosted Goshen College tonight and they got a quick start. Tori Johns played a give and go with Kerri Hoffman around the top of the box and a defender poked the ball away but right to Lexie Brisson-Fast that cut the ball by her defender and then slid the ball under the GK with 39:28 left in the half. Brisson-Fast scored her second goal of the game with about 6 minutes left in the half. She got a ball played over the top and the defender misplayed the ball and Brisson-Fast hit a volley past the GK to make it 2-0. Lexie made it 3-0 with just over 4 minutes left in the half. Teigan Mitcham laid a ball out to Jessica Erny who hit a one time cross to Brisson-Fast for a header into the right side of the goal. Cornerstone would go on to outshoot the Maple Leafs 20-2 on the game but wouldn't find the back of the net again. The Golden Eagles move to 4-0-2 on the season. Cornerstone will have the weekend off and will return to action next Tuesday when they take on Rochester in Pontiac at Ultimate Soccer Arena at 3:00 p.m.
The Golden Eagles hosted Grace Bible tonight in a non-conference game and they played very well in a 7-0 win. Junior Josie Litty opened the scoring in the 10th minute of play on an assist from Kerri Hoffman. Litty hit a shot from just outside the box into the upper left side of the goal. Kerri Hoffman scored the second goal unassisted on a deflected shot the wrong footed the GK to make it 2-0 in the 23rd minute. Lexanna Siemasz made it 3-0 just a couple minutes later on a rebound the she hit to the lower right corner of the goal. Cornerstone had 29 shots in the first half of play. Josie Litty opened the second half with a goal in just 4 minutes. Litty hit a ball from the right side of the goal that the Tiger GK couldn't get to completely and she pushed the ball into the goal. The freshman took over at this point. Kelsey Gensler scored her second goal of the season on a cross from Ashton Gossett to make it 5-0 at 58:13. Gossett dished out another assist to Mykayla Denison in the 78th minute and then scored one of her own by pouncing on a rebound and putting it in the net in the 83rd minute. The Golden Eagles played most of the non-starters for most of the second half and they played very well. Cornerstone improves to 3-0-2 on the season. Cornerstone will return to action on Tuesday night when they host Goshen College at 7:00 p.m.
The Golden Eagles started off very well today in their 2014 "Night of Nets" game. Junior captain Teigan Mitcham scored her first goal of the season just 3 minutes into the game. Kerri Hoffman beat a player on the right side of the field and sent a cross over the top of the Forresters defense to Mitcham who headed the ball into the goal. Lexie Brisson-Fast made it 2-0 in the 6th minute on another Kerri Hoffman assist. Hoffman played a ball through to Brisson-Fast on the right side and Brisson-Fast got behind her defender and beat the GK in a 1 v 1. Freshman Morgan Haddad scored her first collegiate goal in the 15th minute. Lexie-Brisson Fast played a ball across the face of the goal to Haddad who one timed the ball into the goal to make it 3-0. The Golden Eagles picked up where they left off to start the second half. Kerri Hoffman took a pass from Josie Litty on a corner and she lofted a left footed shot over the Forrester keeper to make it 4-0. Hoffman scored her second and the team's fifth goal in the 67th minute. Lexanna Siemasz scored her first goal of the season in the 76th minute. Siemasz collect a ball off of a corner kick and hit a nice shot just inside the far post to make it 6-0. The Golden Eagles gave up a couple of late goals to make it a 6-2 win for Cornerstone. Cornerstone improves to 2-0-2 on the season. Hayley Mohr picked up her first win of the season in the goal. Cornerstone will host St. Xavier (Ill.) on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.