|Date:||February 25, 2017|
|Time:||12:00 pm||Results:||13-1 (6)||Location:||Rochester Regional Stadium and Bubble - Rochester, Minn.|
Nationally ranked No. 6 Luther started the 2017 campaign with a 13-1 victory over UW-Stout in six innings. The Norse are hosting two days of softball in the Rochester Dome, Rochester, Minn.
The Norse broke open a 1-1 tie, scoring 12 runs in the final three frames. The Norse pounded out 16 hits and scored five in the fourth inning, one in the fifth and six in the sixth.
Blake Banowetz led the Norse attack going 3-for-4 with three RBI. Natalie Stockman (3-for-4), Anna Strien (1-for-2) and Bailey Victoria (2-for-4) all drove in two runs. Banowetz and Stockman both scored twice.
Samantha Bratland picked up the win. Bratland faced 19 batters and allowed one run on three hits.
Luther has one more game today. The Norse will face the Royals of Bethel University.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586