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St. Scholastica - Recap

From site: Tennis (men)

Date:February 22, 2020
Time:12:30 pm
Results:7-2
Location:Life Time Fitness - Lakeville, Minn.

Luther improved to 4-3 overall after defeating St. Scholastica 7-2 this afternoon in Lakeville, Minn. This match was played at Lifetime Fitness Center.

The Norse held a 2-1 lead after doubles play. No. 16 ranked Nyathi Motlojoa and Cole Schneider improved to 12-4 after defeating Elliot Schneider and Serhil Tykhonenko at No. 1 (8-3). Sakchham Karki and Ryan Ortega defeated Jack Kearney and Jake Jolowsky at No. 2 (8-2). Karki and Ortega are now 4-3 for the year.

The Norse won five of six singles matches. Motlojoa at No. 2 (6-3, 6-4), Brook Norwood at No. 3 (7-6(7-5), 6-1), Sakchham at No. 4 (6-0, 6-2), Ryan Ortega and No. 5 (6-1, 6-4), and Charlie Weill at No. 6 (6-4, 6-2), all won in straight sets.

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One week from today, Luther will travel to Moline, Ill., and will face Augustana College (IL) and St. Ambrose University. These non-conference matches will be played at the Quad City Tennis Club. 

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586