|Date:||April 22, 2014|
No. 8 Luther improved to 8-4 in the Iowa Conference after sweeping Loras College 9-0 (5) and 11-3 (6) this afternoon. The Norse pounded out 26 hits and scored 13 of their 20 runs with two outs.
In game one, the Norse exploded for six runs in the second thanks to a three-run double by Kelsey Rose and a three-run home run by Kristen Winter. Carli Radil hit a solo home run over the trees in left field in the fourth, her ninth of the season. Radil (2-3) and Kayla Hatting (2-3) tallied multiple hits.
Becca Girvan (13-3) threw her second no-hitter in four days, the third this season. Girvan faced 17 batters, walked two and struck out nine.
Alise Miller (2-4), Katie Wieland (2-4) and Paige Lobdell (2-4) also produced multiple hit efforts.
Luther has now won eight in a row and improved to 25-6 overall. The Norse will wrap up the regular season Iowa Conference schedule on Saturday at Buena Vista University. This double header will begin at 2:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586