|Date:||September 1, 2017|
|Time:||5:00 pm||Results:||2-3||Location:||Bloomington, Ill.|
Illinois Wesleyan University spoiled Luther's season opener, defeating the Norse 3-2 in Bloomington, Illinois this afternoon.
The Titans took an early two goal lead finding the back of the Norse net in the sixth and eighth minutes. Marta Springer scored her first goal of the season at 18:51 unassisted to pull the Norse to within one. The Titans responded with a goal in the 21st minute and held a 3-1 advantage at the break.
In the second frame, the Norse made things interesting when McKenzie Lundquist scored her firsts goal of the year on a rebound from a corner kick assisted by Meredith Arpey at 55:00.
Norse goalkeeper Lauren Thormodsgard had a busy night as she turned away 11 shots on goal.
Luther returns to action at home on Sunday, Sept. 3 when it will host Knox College. Start time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
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