|Date:||March 22, 2017|
|Time:||11:30 am||Results:||4-0||Location:||Clermont, Fla.|
No. 9 Luther improved to 13-2 after defeating Buffalo State (NY) in today's final game for the Norse at the PFX Games in Clermont, Florida. The Norse scored twice in the second and fifth frames to secure their seventh win in a row. The shutout was the fifth of the year, fourth in the past seven games.
Bailey Hocker continued to swing a hot bat, driving in two runs while going 2-for-3 at the plate. Sara Nelson tallied the most hits in this contest from the lead-off slot. Nelson was 3-for-4 and scored once. Ashley Burrows also produced a multiple hit effort going 2-for-3.
Samantha Bratland allowed four hits and struck out seven in six innings of work. Annie Versnik pitched the final inning and retired all three batters she faced.
Luther has two games on the schedule tomorrow. The Norse will face Fontbonne University (MO) at 9:00 a.m., and Tufts University (MA) at 2:00 p.m. EST.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586