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Luther stayed alive in the Iowa Conference Tournament thanks to a 6-1 victory over Buena Vista University. The Norse exploded for five runs on six hits in the bottom of the fourth and added a run in the fifth.
Mallory Broderick and Morgan Franklin both drove in two runs, while Abby Christian was credited with one RBI. Broderick was 2-for-3 as was Paige Comentino.
Becca Girvan improved to 24-3 going the distance in the circle. Girvan allowed one run on five hits, walked one and struck out eight.
The win gives Luther an overall record of 35-5. Buena Vista ends its season with a mark of 17-17.
The Norse will now play the winner of the Loras - Simpson this afternoon at 4:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586