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Penalty kicks decided who would advance to the NCAA III National Tournament Sectionals (round of 16) this afternoon in the Rock Bowl on the campus of Loras College.
No. 6 Loras and Luther battled to a 0-0 double overtime time tie, sending the match into penalty kicks, to decided which team would advance in the tournament. The Duhawks advanced winning the shootout 5-3.
After a scoreless first half, Johnny Rummelhart gave the Duhawks a 1-0 lead with his fourth goal of the season at 48:12. Jon Gednalske leveled the score at 1-1 with his fifth goal of the year, assisted by Hollie Gray III (1) at 76:08.
The Duhawks outshot the Norse 24-9 forcing Norse goalkeeper Tommy Breen to make 13 saves. Gednalske's goal was the lone shot on goal for the Norse.
Luther completes its season with a record of 15-6-1. Loras is now 17-1-3.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586