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Luther rolled to a 4-1 victory over Wartburg College this evening in the valley. The Norse tallied one goal in the first half and three in the second.
Elly Arend (4) broke open the scoring in the 43rd minute assisted by Melisse Chasse (8), who crossed the ball from the left corner into the box. Ellie Bunz scored what proved to be the game winner at 51:21 on a one-timer off an assist from Chasse (9). Twenty minutes later, Lauren Hughes (4) found the back of the Knights net off a corner kick by Arend (3). Not to be left out, Chasse (7) completed the Norse scoring at 86:09 assisted by Hughes.
Wartburg's Ashley Kerns stopped the Norse shutout with an unassisted goal at 86:42.
Luther tallied 15 shots, placing 11 on goal, while Wartburg was credited with 10 shots and had four on goal.
The win levels Luther's Iowa Conference record to 1-1. Luther's overall record is 10-1. Wartburg fell to 1-1 in league play, 6-3-2 overall.
Luther returns to action this Saturday when it will host Simpson College at 2:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586