|Date:||March 3, 2017|
|Time:||4:00 pm||Results:||2-1||Location:||Rochester Regional Stadium and Bubble - Rochester, Minn.|
Luther opened its second weekend in the Rochester Dome facing its best opponent thus far Washington University-St. Louis. The Norse defeated the Bears 2-1 and improved to 5-0.
The Bears struck first scoring their lone run in the top of the first. Luther answered with a run in the second and third to secure the victory.
Sara Nelson tied the game with a bases load walk in the second. Following an Anna Strien triple to left field, Baily Victoria drove in what proved to be the game winner with a single in the third.
Samantha Bratland did her job in the circle and improved to 3-0. After the first three Wash U batters reached in the first frame, Bratland retired the next 17 in a row before she issued a walk with two outs in the sixth. She finished the game with four strike outs and retired 21 of the 25 batters she faced.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586