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Luther posted its fifth win in a row and sixth win in the last seven matches, defeating Carleton College 2-0 tonight here in the valley. The Norse outshot the Knights 15-7 and placed eight shots on goal.
Ellie Bunz (3) scored the game winner at 17:29 assisted by Melisse Chasse (5). Erika Balk (3) scored the insurance goal off a corner kick by Elly Arend (5) at 65:47.
The shut out was the third in a row for the Norse and fourth for the season. Cydney Haaland went the distance in front of the nets and turned away both shots she faced.
The victory gives Luther an overall record of 6-5-0 and marks the first time this season they have moved above .500. Carleton fell to 5-6-1 and has now lost three in a row.
The Norse return to Iowa Conference action this Saturday when they travel to Simpson College for a match that will begin at 5:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586