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Luther took one more step towards making the six-team Iowa Conference Tournament after sweeping Simpson College tonight in Indianola 3-0. The Norse posted set victories of 25-23, 25-20, 25-17.
Luther had an attack percentage of .212, while holding the Storm to an attack percentage of .098.
Anna Larson led the Norse attack with 10 kills. Karissa Kime was next with nine and Emma Veum was credited with eight. Veum and Nicki Ellingson led the team defensively at the net. Veum tallied four block assists and Ellingson was credited with three.
Sam Sixta dished out 21 assists and Natalie Cote led the squad with 11 digs.
The sweep was the fifth of the year for the Norse and second in the past three matches. Luther is now 4-2 in the Iowa Conference, 14-9 overall. Simpson fell to 1-5 in the IIAC, 9-13 overall.
Luther returns to action tomorrow morning when it will face Central College. This match will begin at 11:00 a.m. in Pella.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586