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UW-La Crosse - Recap

Date:April 16, 2019
Time:4:00 pm
Results:W 6-3
Location:Home

Luther won a hard fought non-conference decision over visiting UW-La Crosse this afternoon by a final of 6-3. The Eagles held a 2-1 advantage after doubles, but Luther rebounded by winning five of six singles matches to secure the victory.

Grant Morton and Brook Norwood posted the lone win in doubles. The duo defeated Sam Diedrich and Mekdim Dejene (8-2) at No. 3.

Two of Luther's five singles wins went to a third set. Morton at No. 2 defeated Kyle Wogahn (6-3, 5-7, 10-8) and Nate Parsons defeated Riley Peterson (6-7, 6-3, 10-8) at No. 3. Norwood at No. 5 and Jake Smith at No. 6, both won in straight sets. Norwood defeated Diedrich (6-3, 6-2), while Smith defeated Joshua Williams (6-3, 6-2). Cole Schnieder won at No. 1. He was leading 6-2, 1-0 when Alex Alt retired. 

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The win was the second in a row for the Norse who improved to 13-5. The Norse travel to Coe College this Friday, April 19. Both teams are undefeated in American Rivers Conference play. This match will begin in Cedar Rapids at 1:00 p.m.

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586