DECORAH, Iowa -- Luther advanced to the second round of the 2011 NCAA tournament after defeating North Park 4-1 in front of a home crowd.

Johnathan Lawson scored two goals leading the Norse offensive attack. Lawson scored in the 32nd and 54th minutes, assisted by Brock Arend on his first goal and Michael Kustra and Adam Dane on his second. Oket Dakwa-Agyekum produced the game-winner in the 36th minute also assisted by Dane. James Slauson, Jr. completed the scoring with a goal in the 73rd minute assisted by Michael Olson.

The Norse placed 10 shots on goal that included four in the first half and six in the second.

North Park's lone goal came in the 88th minute by Jakob Aronsson.

The wins gives Luther an overall record of 16-3-2. North Park ends its season with a mark of 11-4-3.