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Luther and Lawrence University combined for a total of 27 runs, 36 hits and seven errors in a game that was decided in the tenth inning.
Trailing 13-6 entering the bottom half of the eighth, Luther scored four runs on four hits to tie the game at 13-13. Neither team could muster a run in the ninth. Lawrence scored what proved to be the game winner on a fielders choice 4-6 putout that scored lead off batter Dan Taylor who started the frame with a single.
Andy Briggs, Eric Pittman, Zach Hendrikson and Matt Larson all had multiple hit games. Carlos Pineda led the team with three RBI, while Pittman and Larson were both credited with two.
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 4-3. The Norse will face NAIA opponent Valley City State (ND) this afternoon in a nine inning game.
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