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Head Coach Adam Strand split his team with one half heading to University of Dubuque and the other facing Loras College.
Thanks to a sweep of doubles play and posting five of six wins in singles, Luther improved to 4-1 in the IIAC, 7-1 overall, thanks to a 8-1 victory over Loras.
Maggie Helms and Lauren Welch at No. 1 (8-6), Jenna Myers and Olivia Heitz at No. 2 (8-6), and Claire Christian and Anna Pearson at No. 3 (8-3) gave the Norse a 3-0 advantage heading into singles.
Helms at No. 1, Welch at No. 3, Myers at No. 4 and Pearson at No. 5 all posted straight set victories. Heitz at No. 2, won a hard fought three set decision (6-1, 1-6, 10-2) over Jessica Dickut, to secure the final outcome.
The Norse return to action this weekend when they will travel to Gustavus Adolphus College for the USTA/ITA Midwest Tennis Tournament. The three-day tournament will begin on Friday, Sept. 19.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586