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St. Scholastica (MN) - Recap

From site: Tennis (men)

Date:March 2, 2019
Time:2:30 pm
Results:W 7-2
Location:Lifetime Fitness - Bloomington, Minn.

Luther won its fourth match in a row defeating St. Scholastica (MN) 7-2 this afternoon. This match was played at Lifetime Fitness Center, Bloomington, Minn.

The Norse jumped out to a 3-0 advantage after doubles and proceeded to win four of six matches in singles to secure the victory.

In doubles, Nate Parsons and Cole Schneider posted an (8-4) win at No. 1. Ryan Ortega and Jake Smith won at No. 2 (8-3) and Grant Morton and Brook Norwood won at No. 3 (8-1).

Three of Luther's four singles wins were straight set victories. Brian Murman at No. 4 (6-3, 6-3), Norwood at No. 5 (6-3, 6-0) and Sakchham Karki at No. 6 (6-0, 6-0) all won in straight sets. Schneider won in three sets at No. 1 (7-6, 2-6, 10-5).

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The win gives Luther an overall record of 4-1. The Norse will return to action on Saturday, March 9 when they will travel to St. Peter, Minn., for matches against Macalester College and No. 12 Gustavus Adolphus.

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586