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Simpson College - Recap

From site: Tennis (women)

Date:September 15, 2018
Time:3:00 pm
Results:W 9-0

Luther rolled to a 9-0 victory over Simpson College this afternoon in an American Rivers Conference match.

In doubles, Shelby Cook and Britta Pressler improved to 2-1 in conference action, defeating Sierra Griffith and Kayla Reusche (8-5). 

Kelsey Kruse and Anna Spencer teamed up for the first time this season and posted an (8-4) win at No. 2 over Emily King and Kelly Kuebler. 

Cory Eull and Ellie Hemker also played doubles together for the first time this season and defeated Sarah Barry and Megan Grubb (8-1) at No. 3.

In singles action, the Norse lost a combined 18 games, posting six victories in straight sets. Devon Bourget won at No. 1 (6-2, 6-4); Stephanie Almquist won (6-4, 6-1) at No. 2; Pressler won (6-1, 6-0) at No. 3; Cook won (6-1, 6-1) at No. 4; Kruse won (6-2, 6-2) at No. 5; and Hemker won (6-0, 6-0) at No. 6.

Box Score

The won gives Luther a league record of 3-0, 4-2 overall. Simpson fell to 1-2 in conference action, 3-3 overall.

Luther returns to action tomorrow when it will host Central College at 1:00 p.m.

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586