From site: Tennis (women)
|Date:||April 19, 2019|
|Time:||9:00 am||Results:||W 7-2||Location:||Home|
Luther wrapped up its 2018-19 regular season schedule with a 7-2 victory over visiting UW-Oshkosh today in the valley. The win gives Luther an overall record of 13-8.
The Norse jumped out to a 2-1 lead after doubles. Devon Bourget and Kelsey Kruse improved to 15-7 for the year after defeating Ashlee Polena and Samantha Koppa at No. 2 (8-1). Stephanie Almquist teamed with Anna Spencer and the duo posted an (8-6) victory over Jenna Peterson and Taylor Johnson at No. 3.
Luther won five of six singles matches, four in straight sets. Bourget at No. 1 (6-3, 6-4), Shelby Cook at No. 3 (7-5, 6-3), Almquist at No. 4 (6-1, 6-0) and Kruse at No. 6 (6-1, 6-1) all won in straight sets. Ellie Hemker battled Johnson at No. 5 and won in three sets (6-2, 4-6, 10-4).
This Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, Wartburg College will host the American Rivers Conference AQ Tournament. The winner of the tournament will earn the league's automatic berth to the NCAA III National Tournament.
Luther earned the No. 2 seed and will receive a first day bye. They will play the winner of the No. 3 Coe College versus No. 6 Nebraska Wesleyan University on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
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