|Date:||April 9, 2017|
Luther remains unbeaten in Iowa Conference play after posting a 9-0 victory over Central College. The 9-0 win was the fourth over a league opponent thus far and gives the Norse a conference mark of 5-0.
In doubles, Luther dropped just six games. Kyle Appel and Trent Schneider defeated CJ Cliff and Jimmy Cunningham at No. 1 (8-2). Anders Jensen and Nate Parsons swept Garrett Taylor and Scott Wilson at No. 2 (8-0). Kenny Goins and Jake Smith won at No. 3 (8-4) over Sam Dykstra and Tom Palmer.
Four of the six singles matches were won in straight sets. Jensen at No. 3 won (6-0, 6-1); Sam Buffington at No. 4 won (6-3, 6-1); Smith at No. 5 won (6-2, 6-2); and Goins at No. 6 won (6-2, 6-1).
Schnedier defeated Taylor at No. 1 in three sets (6-1, 3-6, 6-0), while Parson defeated Jacob Logan at No. 2 in three sets (4-6, 6-2, 10-4).
The win gives Luther an overall record of 15-4.
Next for the Norse will be a trip to Cedar Rapids, Iowa and a date with Coe College on April 22. Start time is slated for 1:00 p.m.
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