|Date:||February 8, 2019|
It was senior night tonight and Luther completed its American Rives Conference schedule with a 34-10 victory over Buena Vista University. The Norse won seven of 10 matches with six of the wins recording bonus points.
Connor Murphy (125) and Tyler DiFiore (133) got things started posting a major decision (16-5) over Byron Flemming and a tech fall (19-1, 4:46) over Brandon Foster respectively. Two matches later, Gilbert Valadez (149) also recorded a major decision (9-1) over Teyler Bruch.
Hunter Weaver (197) improved to 18-11 posting a 6-4 decision over Kevin Pape.
The win gives Luther an A-R-C record of 4-4, 10-8 overall. Buena Vista fell to 2-6, 5-8.
The next varsity action will take place at the NCAA III Lower Midwest Regional that will be hosted by Loras College Feb. 23-24. This two-day tournament will be held at the Five Flags Center in Dubuque.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586