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Head Coach Amanda Bailey picked up her first collegiate win, as Luther defeated Bethany Lutheran 68-53 in the opening game of the 2011 Luther Tip-off Classic.
The Norse held a slim 30-29 halftime lead and proceeded to hold the Vikings to 22.6 percent from the field in the second frame, outscoring the Vikings 38-24 en route to the victory.
Katie Etter led all scorers with 17 points. She was followed by Meagan Koepnick with 12 and Taylor Johnson with 11. Rachel Stenhaug and Logan Hjerleid both chipped in nine.
Luther will play UW-River Falls tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. The Falcons defeated Simpson College 79-73 in the second game of today's action. This game will be video streamed.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586