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Luther and Simpson wrapped up the four-game series today with a split. The Norse won game one 5-3 and were then defeated 12-11 in game two.
In game one, Alex Byom (4-0) remained unbeaten on the mound, pitching six strong innings. Byom allowed three runs on six hits, walked two and struck out four. Nate Whitham picked up his first save of the season allowing one hit to the four batters he faced.
Eric Pittmann, Matt Larson, Mitch Knippenberg, Zach Hendrikson and Andy Briggs each had one RBI. Pittman (2-for-3) and Briggs (3-for-3) combined for five of Luther's five hits.
David Lowe (2-for-4) led the offensive attack for the Norse.
Both teams completed the series with Iowa Conference records of 4-8. Luther is 8-12 overall and Simpson is now 8-13.
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