Cornerstone University


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.cugoldeneagles.com
Main School Web Site:
http://www.cornerstone.edu
School Colors: Navy/Vegas Gold/White
SID Name: Aaron Sagraves

Conference:
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
Main Rivals:
  • Aquinas College
  • Davenport University

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 1400
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2015

Local Radio Broadcasts (Call Letters and Fequency):
Local Newspaper: Grand Rapids Press
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Last Year's
Conference Record:
19 - 3
Returning Starters: 3
Primary Offensive Strategy: Up-Tempo, Motion Offense
Key Returners:
Kyle Steigenga, SO, 6-6, F, NAIA All-American First Team… Named NAIA National Tournament MVP… Named WHAC Newcomer of the Year and was named a All-WHAC First Team…Ranked 2nd in the country in field goal percentage at 68.2%… Was 4th in the country in total scoring with 772 points… Ranked 9th in total rebounding at 291 rebounds…Started all 38 games averaged a team high 20.3 PPG and a team second high 7.7 RPG… Recorded 24 blocks his freshman season for 2nd highest on the team; Ben Lanning, SR, 6-8, F, After getting injured early in the season, played 27 games and started 24… Averaged 16.1 PPG and 8.4 RPG… Finished with 40 blocks on the year to lead the team and ranked 33rd in all of NAIA Division II… Shot 42.4% from the three-point line, which is tied for 3rd on the team… Named a WHAC All-Conference First Team member… Named an NAIA All-American Third Team All-American… Broke his career high in total rebounds with 16 against St. Thomas (Fla.) on 3/11/15; Travis Wells, SR, 6-1, G, Led the nation in three point percentage at 49.3%... He was honored as a member of the NAIA All-Tournament Team… Led the team in free throw percentage at 87.2%... Started 37 games and averaged 8.6 PPG and 3.4 RPG… Was 2nd on the team with 87 assists… New career high in points at 22 against Madonna (Mich.),(2/7/15)… Broke his career high in assists with six on 2/28/15 against Northwestern Ohio; Cory Cox, FR, 6-5, G, Started 30 of the 38 games he played in averaging 14 PPG and 3.6 RPG… Was named to the All-WHAC First Team… Received WHAC Player of the Week once this season… Ranked 10th in total threes made at 97… Increased his three point percentage by 5% as he shot 42.3% from three this season… Recorded 62 assists on the year
Last Year's
Overall Record:
33 - 5
Returning Lettermen: 10
Primary Defensive Strategy: Man to Man; Pressure defense; Various presses to stretch the court and make the game 94 feet
Top 5 Recruits:
Dilon Aten, FR, 6-1, G, Wayland HS - Averaged 15.2 points, 6.7 assists, 4.3 steals and 6.1 rebounds per game as a senior…Earned All-Conference, All-County and All-Area team accolades…Named 2nd Team Dream Team (state) as junior and All-State by Detroit Free Press…Named All-State Honorable Mention in Class B as senior…left Wayland as its all-time leader in points and second in assists; Sam VanderSluis, FR, 6-7, C, Holland Christian HS
Key Losses:
Ty Mason, SR, -, , Captain during senior campaign
Additional Information:
The Golden Eagles, last year's NAIA DII National Champions, return 9 of their top 11 scorers from last season including Kyle Steigenga (1st Team All-American), Ben Lanning (3rd Team All-American) and Travis Wells (NAIA DII National Tournament All-Tournament Team)
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Season Preview Youtube Video:
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Head Coach: Kim Elders

Alma Mater:

Grand Valley State University

Years at Current School:

23

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

562 212

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

562 212
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Assistant Coach:
Ted Albert
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Assistant Coach:
Dom Allen
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Mol Arena

Gym/Arena Address

1001 E. Beltline NE Grand Rapids, MI, 49525

Gym/Arena Capacity:

2500
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
23 Bradshaw Michael G JR Crystal Lake, Ill.
01 Brubaker Jake G FR Marshall, Mich.
14 Costen Riley G FR Hudsonville, Mich.
34 Cox Cory F SR Flushing, Mich.
10 Evans Eric
12 Hatter Marquise G JR Holland, Mich.
21 Hayes Kyle F FR Ypsilanti, Mich.
24 Martin Lance
03 McLaughlin Michael G SR Grand Rapids, Mich.
05 Readman Eric G SR Fenton, Mich.
55 Smith Tyler F SR Zeeland, Mich.
32 Steigenga Kyle F JR Holland, Mich.
42 Vander Sluis Sam C SO Holland, Mich.
01 Wilson Breona
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/28/2016 8:00:00 PM Spring Arbor (Mich.) Home 64 - 72 Loss 0-1
10/29/2016 3:00:00 PM Indiana Wesleyan Home 90 - 83 Win 1-1
11/5/2016 2:00:00 AM St. Francis (Ill.) Home 92 - 86 Win 2-1
11/11/2016 6:00:00 PM College of the Ozarks (Mo.) Neutral 86 - 74 Win 3-1
11/12/2016 3:00:00 PM Huntington (Ind.) Away 87 - 76 Win 4-1
11/16/2016 7:30:00 PM Marygrove (Mich.) Home 98 - 49 Win 5-1
11/19/2016 3:00:00 PM Concordia (Mich.) Away 90 - 64 Win 6-1
11/25/2016 6:00:00 PM CALVIN Neutral 83 - 55 Win 7-1
11/26/2016 8:00:00 PM Hope Away 95 - 78 Win 8-1
11/30/2016 7:30:00 PM Aquinas (Mich.) Home 75 - 69 Win 9-1
12/3/2016 3:00:00 PM Indiana Tech Away 72 - 54 Win 10-1
12/7/2016 8:00:00 PM Lourdes (Ohio) Away 83 - 64 Win 11-1
12/10/2016 3:00:00 PM Madonna (Mich.) Home 77 - 69 Win 12-1
12/17/2016 3:15:00 PM Lawrence Tech (Mich.) Home 82 - 47 Win 13-1
12/21/2016 6:00:00 PM Siena Heights (Mich.) Away 75 - 49 Win 14-1
12/29/2016 7:00:00 PM Goshen (Ind.) Away 84 - 62 Win 15-1
1/4/2017 7:30:00 PM Michigan-Dearborn Away 75 - 72 Win 16-1
1/7/2017 3:15:00 PM Davenport (Mich.) Away 81 - 90 Loss 16-2
1/11/2017 7:30:00 PM Northwestern Ohio Away 80 - 63 Win 17-2
1/14/2017 3:30:00 PM Concordia (Mich.) Home 84 - 63 Win 18-2
1/18/2017 8:00:00 PM Marygrove (Mich.) Away 86 - 63 Win 19-2
1/21/2017 3:00:00 PM Indiana Tech Home 82 - 71 Win 20-2
1/25/2017 7:00:00 PM Siena Heights (Mich.) Home 76 - 63 Win 21-2
1/28/2017 3:00:00 PM Madonna (Mich.) Away 67 - 64 Win 22-2
2/1/2017 7:30:00 PM Lourdes (Ohio) Home 90 - 60 Win 23-2
2/4/2017 3:13:00 PM Lawrence Tech (Mich.) Away 76 - 50 Win 24-2
2/8/2017 7:30:00 PM Michigan-Dearborn Home 83 - 54 Win 25-2
2/11/2017 3:00:00 PM Davenport (Mich.) Home 79 - 66 Win 26-2
2/15/2017 8:19:00 PM Aquinas (Mich.) Away 77 - 87 Loss 26-3
2/18/2017 3:00:00 PM Northwestern Ohio Home 94 - 62 Win 27-3
2/23/2017 7:30:00 PM Siena Heights (Mich.) Home 74 - 70 Win 28-3
2/25/2017 3:00:00 PM Michigan-Dearborn Home 79 - 70 Win 29-3
2/27/2017 7:30:00 PM Aquinas (Mich.) Home
2/28/2017 7:30:00 PM Aquinas (Mich.) Home 65 - 51 Win 30-3
3/8/2017 10:15:00 AM Pacific Union (Calif.) Neutral 89 - 83 Win 31-3
3/10/2017 8:30:00 AM Saint Francis (Ind.) Neutral 66 - 58 Win 32-3
3/11/2017 1:00:00 PM IU East (Ind.) Neutral 97 - 87 Win 33-3
3/13/2017 8:00:00 PM Bellevue (Neb.) Neutral 69 - 57 Win 34-3
3/14/2017 6:00:00 PM Union (Ky.) Neutral 69 - 72 Loss 34-4