|Date:||September 18, 2018|
Luther posted its first American Rivers Conference win tonight here in the Regents Center. The Norse defeated the Storm of Simpson College by a final of 3-1. Set scores were 23-25, 27-25, 25-13 and 25-20.
After dropping the first set, Luther held a 24-22 advantage in set two and almost let the set victory get away. The Storm tied the match at 24-24 and then took a 25-24 advantage. The Norse responded with three straight points to secure the win.
The Norse rolled to a 25-13 win in set three and were trailing the Storm 13-9 early in the fourth set. Luther put together a 16-7 run that secured the match victory.
Karissa Kime led all attackers recording a match high 18 kills. Kime had just two attack errors and posted an attack percentage of .471. Anna Larson tallied a double-double thanks to 12 kills and 12 digs.
The win gives Luther an A-R-C record of 1-1, 8-7 overall. Simpson is also 1-1 in the A-R-C, 5-10 overall.
Luther returns to action this Saturday when it will host the College of St. Benedict. This match is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m.
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586