|Date:||January 6, 2018|
Luther won its first dual meet of the 2017-18 campaign, defeating Loras College 128-95 this afternoon in Dubuque. The Norse swept the relays and won five of nine individual events en route to the victory.
Matt Staver led the Norse with three individual first place finishes. Staver won the 200 freestyle (1:49.94), the 100 butterfly (:54.38) and the 500 freestyle (5:02.08). Zach Martin also posted a first place finish in the 100 backstroke (:56.04) and Hunter Bernard won the 1,000 freestyle (11:46.21).
The foursome of Martin, Landon Albro, Mitchell Petellin and Ian Christopherson started the afternoon touching the wall first in the 200 medley relay (1:43.78).
The win was the first in Iowa Conference action and gives the Norse a dual meet record of 1-2.
Luther will host Nebraska Wesleyan University next on Friday, Jan. 12. Start time is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
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Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586