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Luther put a crooked number on the scoreboard four of eight innings en route to an 11-7 non-conference victory over St. Mary's University (MN). Today marked the 51st time these two teams faced each other on the ball diamond. Combined, the two teams tallied 29 hits, 16 for Luther and 11 for St. Mary's.
Multiple hit efforts were produced by Andy Briggs (3-4), David Lowe (3-5), Mitch Knippenberg (3-4), Joe Silversmith (2-4) and Joel Martin (2-4). Briggs drove in three runs, while Lowe and Knippenberg each drove in two.
Blake Peterson (2-3) picked up the win. Peterson allowed four runs on six hits, walked five and struck out seven in five innings of work.
The Norse will return to Iowa Conference action this Friday and Saturday when they will face Coe College in Cedar Rapids. Both days starts times are scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
Des Moines, Iowa
St. Paul, Minn.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586