|Date:||May 11, 2017|
|Time:||2:00 pm||Results:||1-3||Location:||Cedar Rapids, Iowa|
Coe College defeated Luther 3-1 this afternoon in the first round of the Iowa Conference Tournament. This game was played at Daniel Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Cody Reimer drove in Luther's lone run in the bottom of the fourth on a sacrifice bunt that scored Joe Silversmith who led-off the inning with a double to center field.
Coe answered with a run in the sixth, seventh and ninth frames to secure the victory. The Kohawks Thomas Schaedel held the Norse to six hits, walked two and struck out eight. Silversmith led the Norse going 2-for-4 at the plate.
Teddy Klingsporn (7-2) was credited with the loss. Klingsporn allowed two earned runs on eight hits, walked one and struck out four.
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 25-16.
Luther will now face Central College in the elimination round at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning at Veterans Memorial Park. Central was defeated by Buena Vista University 5-4 in 10 innings today.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586