|Date:||November 3, 2017|
The Iowa Conference Tournament moved to the U.S. Cellular Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa for the semifinals and championship match.
In today's first semifinal, No. 2 seed Luther was defeated by No. 3 Buena Vista University 3-0. The Beavers swept the Norse posting set scores of 25-23, 25-23 and 26-24.
The Beavers Jade Schaap led all attackers producing a match high 23 kills. Schaap tallied an attack percentage of .411 and did not have a single attack error in 56 attempts.
Luther was led by Karissa Kime who posted a double-double. Kime was credited with 13 kills and 18 digs, both team highs. Anna Larson and Emma Veum were next in kill totals with nine and seven respectively, while Sam Sixta dished out 29 assists.
The loss ends Luther's season with an overall record of 16-10. Buena Vista improves to 22-9 and advances to tomorrows tournament championship match that will begin at 3:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586