Green Knights Drop Two to Open Season

From Sports Information Director, March 1, 2014 | Softball
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

ROCHESTER, Minn. - St. Norbert College opened the 2014 season with a pair of losses at the Rochester Community and Technical College Dome, falling to Luther College 11-3 and University of Dubuque 13-3.

Against Luther, St. Norbert trailed 6-3 in the sixth inning before the No. 7-ranked Norse scored five times in the bottom of the sixth to end the game. JoAnna Ruppa finished with two hits, while Samantha Gross doubled.

Jessica DeMeuse had an RBI single in the third inning, while Emily Laufer and Abby Gildernick had RBI singles in the sixth inning.

Against Dubuque, Gildernick finished 2-for-2, and smacked a two-run home run in the second inning. Gross added an RBI double later in the second inning.