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Luther advanced to the semifinals of the American Rivers Conference Tournament after sweeping Loras College 3-0 tonight in the Regents Center. The Norse posted set scores of 25-18, 25-14 and 25-22. The sweep was the first ever for the Norse in the nine times they have qualified for the six-team tournament format that began in 2005. Luther has also advanced to the semifinal round for the third year in a row.
Anna Larson and Karissa Kime led a Norse attack that posted an attack percentage of .252. Larson led all attackers with 13 kills, while Kime was credited with 10. Sam Sixta recorded a double-double dishing out 25 assists and recording 11 digs. Natalie Cote led the in digs with 19.
The win gives Luther an overall record of 15-16. Loras ends its season with a mark of 19-10.
Thursday night Luther travels to the top seed and regular season champions Wartburg College. Start time in Waverly is slated for 7:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586