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No. 8 Luther defeated No. 18 UW-Whitewater 8-3 in the first of two games today at the PFX Spring Games in Clermont, Florida. The win gives Luther an overall record of 16-1, while UW-Whitewater fell to 7-6.
The Norse broke this game open scoring five runs on six hits in the bottom of the third. Bailey Victoria drove in two runs, while Natalie Stockman, Megan Bonnett and Bailey Hocker all drove in one. The Norse added a run in the fifth and two in the sixth.
Multiple hits were produced by Stockman (2-4), Victoria (2-3), and Bonnett (2-3).
Samantha Bratland went the distance in the circle. Bratland allowed three runs on seven hits, walked four and struck out six.
The win was the 12th in the row for the Norse who will wrap up today's action with a game against UW-Stevens Point at 11:30 a.m. EST.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586