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University of Dubuque

  • Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: Dubuque, Iowa

Luther fell to 2-4 in the Iowa Conference after dropping a twin bill at University of Dubuque this afternoon. The Spartans defeated the Norse 7-6 and 6-4.

In game one, a walk-off double by the Spartans Ainsley Billesbach secured a 7-6 victory. The Spartans scored three runs in the fourth, three in the sixth and one in the seventh.  Luther took a 4-0 lead in the fourth, regained the lead 5-3 in the top of the sixth and tied the game 6-6 after a Carli Radil home run in the top of the seventh.

Miranda McCay tallied two of Luther's six hits. McCay and Lindsey Uphoff both drove in a run, while Kayla Hatting drove in two.

Becca Girvan (9-3) was credited with the loss. Girvan allowed seven earned runs on seven hits, walked eight and stuck out four. 

Alise Miller and Katie Wieland all drove in a run. Topanga Skiles was credited with the loss. Skiles allowed five runs on four hits in three innings or work.

Box Score

Luther fell to sixth place in the Iowa Conference standings with a mark of 2-4. Dubuque improved to 4-2 and sits in a tie for second place with Central. 

The Norse will return to action on Saturday, April 12 when they will host No. 9 Coe College. This twin bill will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586