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Top ranked Luther was defeated by Western Connecticut State 1-0 in eight innings. This game was decided by the international tie breaker where each team begins an inning with a runner on second base and no outs.
In the eighth, Luther had two runners on base, but were unable to score. Western Connecticut State advanced its runner to third a a sacrifice bunt and then won the game with a single to the right side of the infield.
Mallory Broderick and Lauran Snyder both had two hits. Shari Huber, Abby Christian and Paige Comentino all had one.
Luther is now 4-1 overall and will play Union College (NY) later this afternoon. Western Connecticut State improved to 5-0.
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