|Date:||January 6, 2018|
Luther cruised to its first dual meet victory of the year defeating Loras College 142-83 this afternoon in Dubuque. The Norse won seven of 10 events and finished the meet with a victory in the 200 freestyle relay.
Sofie Wallock and Linnea Lee-Brown both produced two first place finishes. Wallock won the 200 freestyle (2:12.37) and 500 freestyle (5:40.67). Lee-Brown touched the wall first in the 50 freestyle (:25.40) and 100 fly (1:02.58).
Sam Kraft won the 1000 freestyle (11:33.66), Pilar Dritz won the 100 breaststroke (1:16.60) and Megan Broadbent won one-meter diving (222.40).
Kraft, Lee-Brown, Lilian Nelson and Wallock won the 200 freestyle relay (1:46.99) by 12 seconds.
The victory was the first in Iowa Conference competition. The Norse are now 1-2 overall.
Luther returns to its home pool on Friday, Jan. 12 when it will host Nebraska Wesleyan University. Start time is slated for 6:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Swimming and Diving (women)
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586