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Luther traveled to Central College this evening and was defeated by a score of 3-1. The Norse jumped out to a quick lead, winning the first set 25-19, but then the Dutch ran off three straight set wins en route to the victory. The final three set scores were 25-21, 25-17 and 26-24.
Hannah Walker led all attackers with 19 kills. Kelsey Sorensen also reached double digits with 11 kills. Brianna Pieschel was next with seven.
Blair Butler and Lindsey Weaver paced the team in digs with 20 and 12 respectively. Amanda Dietel dished out 31 assists. Hannah Wilson led the Norse at the net with four solo blocks.
The trio of Amy Golly (13), Caitlin Kouba (11) and Sara Snead (10) led the offensive attack for the Dutch, while Maggie Snyder dished out a match high 39 assists.
The loss drops Luther's Iowa Conference record to 0-2, 5-5 overall. Central is now 2-0 in the IIAC, 8-2 overall.
The Norse return to action this weekend when they will participate in the Bethany Lutheran Tournament.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586