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Luther advanced to the second round of the NCAA III Softball Championship defeating Anderson University (IN) 8-1 this afternoon in Eau Claire, Wis. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is hosting the 2013 national finale at Carson Park.
Kelsey Weindruch got things going for the Norse in the top of the third with a three-run home run to left-center field. Weindruch also drove in two runs with a single to left during Luther's five-run fifth.
The Norse tallied 11 hits off the Anderson pitching staff. Carli Radil, Morgan Franklin and Miranda McCay all had two hits.
Becca Girvan improved to 23-5 in the circle. Girvan allowed one run on six hits, walked one and stuckout seven.
The Norse will face SUNY Cortland tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Cortland defeated Salisbury (MD) 2-1 in the opening game of the tournament.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586