|Date:||March 27, 2019|
|Time:||2:15 pm||Results:||W 6-2||Location:||Legends Way Field 4|
For the second time in three hours, Luther defeated a top-25 team. In today's second and final game, the Norse defeated No. 5 MIT 6-2. Luther had seven hits and five of them came in the bottom of the third that led to five runs. The Norse added a run in the fifth and MIT scored both of its runs in the top of the sixth.
Samantha Bratland (8-3) went the distance in the circle. Bratland allowed two earned runs on four hits, walked two and struck out two en route to her eighth win of the year.
Blake Banowetz had two of the seven hits and drove in one run. Annie See, Maleah Georgen and Bratland were also all credited with an rbi. Morgan Hogenson drove in two runs in the fifth on a single to left field.
The win was the third in a row for the Norse and 11th in the last 12 games. Luther is now 13-3. MIT fell to 6-3.
Luther will wrap up its spring trip with games against the College of New Rochel (NY)l and Union College (NY).
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586