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No. 16 Luther improved to 2-1, defeating St. Olaf College 1-0 in today's first game of the ACM Tournament.
Samantha Bratland (2-1) was credited with the win. Bratland threw six solid innings spreading five hits, walking one and striking out six. Courtney Cooper (1) saw her first action of the year and held the Oles scoreless in the seventh and was credited with the save.
Blake Banowetz led the Norse attack going 2-for-4. Branowetz drove in the lone run of the game in the bottom of the first.
The Oles had their chances but stranded 10 base runners, including two in the of the seventh.
The Norse will wrap up day one of the ACM Tournament with a game against Bethany Lutheran College.
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