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Doubles proved to the difference this afternoon in Elkhorn, Wis., as Luther defeated Carthage College 5-4. The Norse jumped out to a 2-1 lead following doubles and split singles 3-3.
Brian Murman and Cole Schneider posted an 8-5 win at No. 2 doubles. Ryan Ortega and Brook Norwood won (8-4) at No. 3. Anders Jensen and Nate Parsons were defeated (8-6) at No. 1.
Schneider and Ryan Ortega won straight set victories at No. 3 and No. 6 respectively. Schneider posted a (7-6 (7-4), 6-1) win, while Ortega won (6-3, 6-2). Murman won three-set victories at No. 3 and No. 5 singles respectively.
The win was the fourth in a row for the Norse who improved to 6-1.
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