Alverno gave Concordia a real battle in game one of today's doubleheader, rallying to tie the contest 3-3 before CUW scored late for a 5-3 win.
Stephanie Brunette was the Falcon star, going 4-4 while scoring a pair of runs and also driving in two. Brunette singled home Angela Ward in the bottom of the sixth to break the 3-3 tie and then scored an insurance run when Sara Mihalo drove her home.
Emily Bennin keyed the CUW offense early with a pair of run scoring doubles.
Danielle Burke earned the win with Sheri Weidner coming on in relief to get the game's final two outs.
Late runs get Falcons past Inferno 5-3