Marta Springer scored her first game winning goal of the year in the 49th minute, leading Luther to a 1-0 victory over Simpson College. The victory gives Luther an American Rivers Conference record of 3-1. Simpson fell to 2-3. The win also keeps Luther in the hunt for one of the six spots for A-R-C Tournament that begins 13 days from now.
Springer's goal was her fifth of the year and third in the past two matches. She was assisted by Maggie Anderson (1).
Kennedy Bergren went the distance in front of the net and was credited with one save as she posted her fourth shutout of the season.
Luther dominated this match out shooting Simpson 18-4 and placed eight shots on goal.
Luther returns to action this Saturday when it will travel to Wartburg College (3-1-1). Kick-off is slated for 5:00 p.m. in Waverly.
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