From site: Tennis (men)
|Date:||February 23, 2019|
|Time:||12:30 pm||Results:||W 6-3||Location:||Owatonna Tennis Center - Owatonna, Minn.|
Luther came from behind to defeat St. John's University 6-3 today at the Owatonna (MN) Tennis Center. The Norse dropped two of three doubles matches and then responded with five wins in singles play.
In doubles, Ryan Ortega and Jake Smith defeated Jess Hansen and Hunter Krebsbach (8-4) at No. 3
Three of the five victories in singles were decided in three sets. Cole Schneider won at No. 1 (5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 10-7); Morton at No. 3 won (4-6, 6-2, 10-8); and Brian Murman won at No. 4 (6-1, 2-6, 10-8).
Brook Norwood (6-1, 6-3) and Ortega (6-3, 7-5) posted straight set victories at No. 5 and No. 6 respectively.
The Norse are now 3-1 overall. Their next action will be one week from today when they will face St. Scholastica (MN) at Lifetime Fitness, Bloomington, Minn. Match time is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
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