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The No. 1 seed of the 2018 Iowa Conference Tournament the University of Dubuque advanced in the winners bracket of the double elimination tournament, defeating No. 5 Luther 11-1 in eight innings.
The Spartans produced 16 hits and put multiple runs on the scoreboard in three frames. Luther scored its lone run in the top of the third.
Spartans pitcher Chase Kueter held the Norse to just four hits, walked two and struck out eight.
Joe McKibben, Derek McCready, Tommy Gleason and Kelby Johnson each had a hit for the Norse.
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 25-15. The Norse will return to play tomorrow and will play the winner of tonight's 8:00 p.m. game between Loras and Buena Vista. Start time is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586
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