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The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has sent the NCAA III Pella Regional to the final day as the Falcons defeated the Norse 1-0 this afternoon.
The Falcons did all their damage in the first inning scoring the lone run of the ball game with three consecutive singles with one out.
Falcon pitcher Rose Tusa (28-7) held the Norse bats in check as she threw a three-hit shutout.
Becca Girvan (28-5) faced 21 batters, did not issue a walk and struck out four and completed the game retiring the last 16 Falcon batters.
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 39-7, while River Falls improved to 34-14.
Tomorrow will be the rubber match between these two teams and the winner will advance to the NCAA III National Championships in Salem, Virginia. Tomorrow's game will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will be video streamed by the Central College sports information department.
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