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Luther wrapped up its Iowa Conference schedule at the University of Dubuque this afternoon. The Spartans defeated the Norse 2-0.
Luther out-hit Dubuque 13 to 5, but the Norse left 12 runners on base. Dubuque scored a run in the sixth and one in the seventh to secure the victory.
Offensively, Joe McKibben was 4-for-4. Jake Vogt (2-for-5) and Trent Athmann (2-for-4) also had multiple hit efforts.
Joey Cardamon went the distance on the mound. Cardamon (8-1) suffered his first loss of the season despite allowing just five hits, he walked one and struck out four.
The loss gives Luther an Iowa Conference record of 13-9, 23-13 overall. Dubuque improved to 13-5 in the IIAC, 18-15 overall.
Luther will wrap up the regular season with a couple of non-conference games in Grinnell, Iowa this Saturday, May. 5. The Norse will play Grinnell at 10:00 a.m. and the University of Chicago at 1:00 p.m.
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