|Date:||March 20, 2017|
|Time:||6:00 pm||Results:||7-2||Location:||Orlando, Fla.|
Regionally ranked No. 19 Luther defeated Grinnell College 8-1 tonight in Orlando, Florida. The victory was Luther's second in a row and improved its overall record to 12-5.
The Norse held a 2-1 lead after doubles and won five of six singles matches. All but one singles match victory was in straight sets.
In doubles, Lauren Welch and Britta Pressler were defeated 8-1 win at No. 1. Jackie Cychosz and Claire Christian were victorious 8-6 at No. 2, and Madisen Crow and Kelsey Kruse posted a 9-7 win at No. 3.
Welch battled to a three-set victory at No. 2 singles, defeating Amelia Cogan (7-6, 2-6, 10-8). Pressler at No. 3 (6-2, 6-4), Crow at No. 4 (6-3, 6-3), Kruse at No. 5 (6-3, 6-4) and Emilyn Ryski at No. 6 (6-0, 6-1) all won in straight sets.
Luther is scheduled to play St. Catherine University (MN) tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. EST.
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Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586