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|Date:||October 3, 2020|
Luther posted its second American Rivers Conference victory of the afternoon, defeating Buena Vista University 9-0. The Norse won five of six singles matches in straight sets and lost just seven games in doubles play.
In doubles, Stephanie Almquist and Natalia Smith posted an (8-0) victory at No. 1. Jalen DenHartog and Kylie Dunning were victorious at No. 3 (8-1). At No. 2, Jessica Lambo and Emily Rubbelke secured a hard fought (8-6) decision over Nicole Lange and Alexis McGinnis (8-6).
Lexi Hastings secured Luther's third 9-0 victory of the season, posting a three-set win at No. 3 singles. Hastings defeated Lange (6-4, 1-6, 11-9). The other five singles matches were all straight set victories.
The win gives Luther an A-R-C record of 5-0, while Buena Vista fell to 0-4. The victory was also the 16th consecutive victory over a league opponent, dating back to Oct. 7, 2018.
Tomorrow, Luther will wrap up a full weekend of conference action when it will host Central College at 2:00 p.m.
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