|Date:||March 18, 2017|
|Time:||3:00 pm||Results:||7-5, 7-0||Location:||Kino Sports Complex, Tucson, Arizona|
Luther jump started its annual spring trip to Tucson, Arizona sweeping Hamline Univeristy 7-5, 7-0.
Cody Reimer picked up his second win of the year on the mound in game one. Reimer allowed five runs on eight hits, walked one and struck out two.
The Norse tallied 10 hits scoring two in the second, three in the fifth and one in both the sixth and seventh frames. Joe Sullivan went 4-for-4 with an RBI. Bryce Hingst also tallied multiple hits going 2-for-3 and scoring twice. Jon Opdahl drove in two runs with a double in the fifth.
In game two, Nate Beckman tossed a three-hit shutout en route to his first win of the year. Beckman faced 23 batters and struckout two. Fifteen of Hamline's outs were ground balls.
For the second consecutive game the Norse tallied 10 hits. Joe Silversmith, Reimer and Jake Halverson all had two hits. Silversmith drove in two runs, while Trent Athmann, Opdahl, Hingst, Max Uetz and Halverson all drove in one.
The sweep gives Luther an overall record of 5-2. Hamline fell to 4-5.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586