Norse women earn No. 2 seed and bye
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 12:37 PM
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.
Decorah native Abby Arend fights with a defender for the ball. (Photo courtesy Aaron Lurth, Luther College Photo Bureau)
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.