From site: Softball
|Date:||April 19, 2014|
|Time:||2:00 pm||Results:||10-0 (5), 6-3||Location:||Waverly, Iowa|
No. 8 Luther moved into a three-way tie for third place in the Katie Wieland that capped off a five-run first. The Norse added one in the second, and two in both the fourth and fifth innings en route to a 10-0 five inning victory.
The Norse pounded out 13 hits. Kelsey Rose was a perfect 4-for-4 with two RBI. Miranda McCay and Paige Lobdell also tallied multiple hit efforts going 3-for-4 and 2 for-3 respectively.
Becca Girvan tossed a no-hitter as she faced just 16 batters. Grivan (12-3) struck out seven and walked one.
Alise Miller (3-for-4) led the Norse attack producing three of the team's nine hits. Wieland also had a multiple hit game going 2-for-4. Kayla Hatting, Kristen Winter, Miller and Lobdell all drove in a run.
Topanga Skiles (6-2) picked up the win in relief. Skiles tossed the final four innings and allowed just two hits while facing 14 batters.
The two wins gives Luther a league record of 6-4, 23-6 overall. Wartburg fell to 1-9 in the IIAC, 17-15 overall.
The Norse will return to action on Tuesday, April 22, when they will host the Duhawks of Loras College at 3:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586