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Eight different players scored as Luther defeated Buena Vista University 8-1 in the conference opener for both teams. Amanda Hayden, Lauren Hughes, Ellie Bunz and Maria Warner all scored their first collegiate goals.
Elly Arend tied the single match school record with four assists. Dawn Borcherding set the record against University of Dubuque in 2001. Shelby Steele also had a multiple point afternoon thanks to one goal and one assist.
Luther scored four goals in each half and dominated the match from the start. The Norse outshot the Beavers 22-4 and had 16 shots on goal.
The win was the second in a row for the Norse who are now 3-5 overall, 1-0 in the IIAC. Buena Vista fell to 2-8-0 overall.
The Norse return to action on Wednesday, Oct. 2 when they will host Coe College at 7:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586