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Luther's seven game win streak came to a halt this afternoon as Fontbonne University defeated the Norse 6-5. Fontbonne scored three runs in the bottom of the first, one in the fourth and two in the fifth en route to its eighth win of the season.
Fontbonne's Madison Leonard held the Norse to five hits. Twice Leonard pitched out of bases loaded jams en route to the victory. Carli Radil was 1-for-3 with two RBI. Shari Huber and Elisa Smith were also credited with one RBI each.
Becca Girvan picked up her first loss of the season. Girvan allowed six runs on nine hits, walked three and struck out one.
The loss drops Luther's overall record to 8-2. Fontbonne leveled its record to 8-8.
Luther will return to action on Thursday, March 28 when it will face Whitworth University (WA) and UW-River Falls.
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