From site: Tennis (men)
|Date:||February 9, 2020|
|Time:||2:00 pm||Results:||7-2||Location:||LifeSport Tennis Club - Kenosha, Wis.|
Luther wrapped up its trip to Kenosha, Wis., with a 7-2 victory over Concordia University (WI). The win gives Luther an overall record of 3-0.
For the second match in a row, Luther entered singles play after winning two of three doubles matches. Cole Schneider and Nyathi Motlojoa got things started with an (8-5) win at No. 1. Sakchham Karki and Ryan Ortega posted the other doubles victory (8-5) at No. 3.
In singles, Luther won five of six matches, four in straight sets. Brook Norwood at No. 3 (6-0, 7-5), Ortego at No. 4 (6-1, 6-1) and Charlie Weill at No. 6 (6-2, 6-2) posted straight set victories. Karki battled to a (5-7, 6-3, 10-6) victory at No. 5 and Schneider secured the match victory with a straight set win at No. 1 (6-4, 7-6(10-8)).
Luther returns to Wisconsin for three matches next weekend. The Norse will travel to the Lake Geneva Tennis Center, Lake Geneva, Wis., and will face Grinnell College on Friday, Feb. 14. The next day, Luther will play Wheaton College (IL) and UW-Whitewater.
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