Lady Pilots fall at Cornerstone

by | Dec 21, 2017 | Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

Grand Rapids, Mich. – The Bethel College Lady Pilots women’s basketball team lost in a non-conference tilt with Cornerstone (Mich.) in their first action in 11 days.

GAME VITALS

  • Score: Cornerstone def. Bethel 61-48
  • Records: Bethel (5-8) | Cornerstone (8-8)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Cornerstone – not rated
  • Location: Mol Arena | Cornerstone University | Grand Rapids, Mich.

STAT TRACKER

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • Cornerstone outscored the Lady Pilots 23-9 in the second quarter. The Lady Pilots outscored the Golden Eagles in the other three quarters 39-38.
  • Kelsey Brickner scored a team-high 16 points, her third straight game in double figures and sixth on the season.
  • The Lady Pilots were held to a season-low 22 rebounds in the game.

COACH GINGERICH SAYS

  • “Cornerstone executed their stuff really well. We struggled with consistent execution. Thankfully, we get another shot tomorrow to bounce back and try to compete for 40 full minutes.”

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Lady Pilots hit the road to South Bend to face off against IU South Bend in the Crosstown Showdown tomorrow at 1pm.

The Pilots compete in 18 intercollegiate sports for men and women. The Bethel College Athletic Department earned the NAIA Champion of Character Five-Star Gold Institution and produced 17 NAIA Scholar-Teams last season. While accumulating 3 NAIA National Championships and 32 NCCAA National Championships by 10 different athletic teams, Bethel has also produced 143 NAIA All-American honors and 309 NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors over the past decade.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study.

Connect with Bethel Athletics online at BethelCollegePilots.com or via Facebook (Facebook.com/BethelPilots), Twitter and Instagram (@BethelPilots). #BuiltByBethel

FINAL 1 2 3 4 F
Bethel College 5-8 10 9 11 18 48
Cornerstone 8-8 10 23 10 18 61
Dec. 20, 2017
Grand Rapids, Mich. (Mol Arena)
Attendance: 102
BETHEL COLLEGE INDV. LEADERS CORNERSTONE
#30 Kelsey Brickner – 16 Points 2 Players (#04,#24) – 11
#44 Kaitlin Elsasser – 6 Rebounds #20 Shaina DenBesten – 6
2 Players (#24,#44) – 3 Assists #02 Sydney Muller – 5
BETHEL COLLEGE TEAM STATISTICS CORNERSTONE
38.1% (16 – 42) Field Goals % 52.1% (25 – 48)
29.4% (5 – 17) 3 Point Field Goals % 60% (6 – 10)
68.8% (11 – 16) Free Throws 62.5% (5 – 8)
22 Rebounds 32
8 Assists 18
15 Turnovers 17
5 2nd Chance Pts 7

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