|Date:||May 26, 2018|
Luther faced the defending national champions Virginia Wesleyan University this afternoon in the second of four games scheduled for today at the NCAA III National Softball Championships. The Marlins defeated the Norse by a final of 3-0.
VWU Reigning Division III Player of the Year Hanna Hull, held the Norse to just three hits en route to her 37th win of the season against just two losses. Ashley Burrows had two of the three hits and Bailey Victoria had the other after a 13-pitch at-bat.
Samantha Bratland (26-6) allowed five hits, walked two and struck out three. All three of the Marlins runs were earned.
The loss gives Luther a record of 41-10. The Norse will now play Case Western Reserve at 7:00 p.m. in an elimination game.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586