Decorah native Abby Arend fights with a defender for the ball. (Photo courtesy Aaron Lurth, Luther College Photo Bureau)
The Luther women's soccer team (9-8, 5-2 IIAC) secured the No. 2 seed for the Iowa Conference six-team tournament following a 1-0 victory over Wartburg (7-10-1, 4-3 IIAC) Tuesday in Waverly.
Maggie Jasper scored her third goal of the season, putting the ball in the lower left corner of the Knights' net at 58:36. Ellie Bunz assisted on the play, her third of the year.
Cydney Haaland was credited with a season-high 12 saves en route to the shutout. Eight of her saves came in the first half.
As the No. 2 seed, the Norse will receive a first round bye and will host a semifinal match Wednesday, Nov. 6. The opponent and start time will be announced later.