|Date:||March 21, 2017|
|Time:||9:00 am||Results:||11-2 (5)||Location:||Clermont, Fla.|
Luther improved to 11-2 after defeating Clarkson University (NY) 11-2 in five innings today at the PFX Games in Clermont, Florida. The Norse did all of their damage in the final three innings scoring three in the third and four in both the fourth and fifth frames.
Anna Strien led the attack with six RBI while going 3-for-4 at the plate. Strien drove in one run in the third and two in the fourth with singles. In the fifth she hit a three-run home run over the right field fence.
Natalie Stockman, Bailey Hocker, Sarah Nelson and Sammie Harris all had multiple hit efforts. Stockman was also 3-for-4 with two RBI, while Hocker was 2-for-4 with two RBI. Nelson, the lead-off hitter, was 3-for-4 and scored three times. Harris scored twice while batting 2-for-3.
Samantha Bratland picked up the win (6-1) allowing two runs on five hits in four innings of work. She also struck out six and walked one.
This was the only game on the schedule today. Luther will return to action tomorrow and will face Allegheny College (PA) and Buffalo State (NY).
Leadoff batter Sarah Nelson scored three times and was 3-for-4
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586