From site: Volleyball
|Date:||September 18, 2019|
Luther hosted Wartburg College for the American Rivers Conference opener for both teams. The Knights swept the Norse 3-0 posting set victories of 25-19, 25-11 and 25-18.
The Knights had an attack percentage of .223, tallied eight ace serves and nine total blocks. Luther struggled offensively recording just 23 kills. Paige Yontz led the squad in this category with seven and was followed by Paige Steward with six. Anna Jenewein once again led the defensive efforts with a team best 10 digs.
The highlight of the evening was Sam Sixta who recorded her 3,000 career assist. Sixta enter tonight's match with a career mark of 2,733 and added 16 assists and now has a career total of 3,012.
The loss drops Luther's overall record to 3-8. Wartburg improved to 8-5.
This Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, Luther will travel to Bloomington, Ill., to play in the Holiday Inn Express Classic II. This two day classic will be hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586