|Date:||March 3, 2019|
|Time:||12:00 pm||Results:||W 9-0 (5)||Location:||Rochester Dome - Rochester, Minn.|
The Luther bats woke up as it rolled to a 9-0 victory over Ripon College in five innings. The Norse tallied 10 hits and scored all of their runs in the top of the fourth frame.
Abby Gehringer led the attack going 2-for-3 with three rbi. Sierra Freeland was also 2-for-3 and drove in one run. Annie See, Paige Timmerman, Blake Banowetz, Addy Pender, Maleah Georgen and Hannah Halverson all had one hit.
Courtney Cooper got her first start of the 2019 campaign. She allowed two hits in three innings of work and struck out two of the 11 batters she faced. Kendra Cooper and Abbey Gapinski pitched scoreless fourth and fifth innings respectively.
The win gives Luther an overall record of 4-2.
The Norse are scheduled to to play four games next weekend at Stadium Field, home of Bradley University, Peoria, Ill., weather permitting.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586