|Date:||March 23, 2019|
|Time:||11:00 am||Results:||W 6-3||Location:||USTA National Campus, Orlando, Fla.|
Luther defeated Hope College this morning by a final of 6-3. The win gives Luther an overall record of 6-2.
After jumping out to a 2-1 advantage after doubles play, the two teams battled in singles, where four of six matches were decided in three sets. Luther won three of the four matches to secure the win. Coe Schneider at No. 1 defeated Mark Vander Stoep (2-6, 6-3, 10-5). Brook Norwood at No. 5 posted a (6-2, 5-7, 10-7) win at No. 5 over Alec Berrodin, and Jake Smith defeated Justin Folkert at No. 6 (6-7, (8-10), 7-6 (8-6), 10-7.
Luther will wrap up its spring trip with two matches on Tuesday, March 26. The Norse will play Whitworth University (WA) and Huntingdon College (AL).
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