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Luther dropped a five-set decision to Buena Vista University this evening in Storm Lake 2-3. The Beavers won set one 28-26. Luther responded by winning sets two and three by scores of 25-21 and 25-22. Buena Vista sent the match into the fifth and final set thanks to a 25-19 win. IBuena Vista won set five 15-9 to secure the match victory.
Leah Broderick (17), Natalee Johnson (11) and McKinzy Lohberger (10) led the Norse attack. Lindsey Ryan dished out 37 assists.
Buena Vista was led by Jade Schaap who was credited with 30 kills.
The loss was the fourth in a row for Luther that fell to 1-4 in the Iowa Conference, 12-13 overall. Buena Vista improved to 4-1, 18-8.
Luther travels to UW-River Falls this Friday and Saturday for the Falcons two-day invitational. The Norse will begin play against host UW-River Falls on Friday at 5:00 p.m., and will complete the evening against nationally ranked Augsburg College at 7:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586