|Date:||February 26, 2017|
|Time:||4:00 pm||Results:||13-2 (5)||Location:||Rochester Regional Stadium and Bubble - Rochester, Minn.|
No. 6 Luther exploded for 13 runs on 16 hits and defeated Dominican University (IL) 13-2 in five innings. Eleven different players tallied hits for the Norse. Bailey Hocker (2-for-2), Anna Strien (2-for-3), Blake Banowetz (2-for-3) and Addy Pender (2-for-3) led the attack. Hocker drove in a game high three RBI.
Following a scoreless first frame, Luther exploded for seven runs in the second, added a run in both the third and fifth frames and tacked on four in the fourth.
Samantha Bratland picked up the win allowing two runs on three hits. She walked three and struck out six.
The win gives Luther a record of 4-0. The Norse will return to action next weekend when they will return to the Rochester Dome March 3. The Norse will play Washington-St. Louis at 4:00 p.m. and Northland College (WI) at 6:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586