|Date:||April 28, 2018|
Luther wrapped up its regular season road schedule at Simpson College this afternoon. The Norse split with the Storm dropping game one 1-0 and winning the nightcap 4-0.
In game one, Simpson pitcher Emily Bell held the Norse to just three hits. The Norse had one runner in scoring position, when Baily Victoria advanced to second base in the third inning.
The Storm's Taylor Davis drove in the game winning run with a double to right-center field in the bottom of the sixth.
In the nightcap, Victoria, Megan Bonnett and Elsa Skeie all drove in a run, as the Norse posted a single run on the score board in the third and seventh innings and two in the fourth. Addy Pender had two of Luther five hits going 2-for-3 at the plate.
Courtney Cooper improved to 12-2 in the circle. Cooper allowed four hits, walked one and struck out two.
The split gives Luther an Iowa Conference record of 9-3, 31-5 overall. Simpson is now 7-9 in the IIAC, 21-15 overall.
Luther will host Coe College (11-3) tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586